Five Men Arrested And Charged In Princeton For Prostitution

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) – Five men have been arrested after investigators discovered a prostitution sting in Mercer County.

According to court documents, undercover police discovered a prostitution sting near Thorn Street in Princeton.

While on Thorn Street, a female undercover agent was approached by several men and propositioned for sexual acts in exchange for money.

The following men are charged with soliciting to prostitution:

  • Donald Lee Phillips, 69, of Lerona, WV
  • Terry Matthew Lilley, 47, of Bluefield, WV
  • Tyler Anthony Romeo, 25, of Bluefield, WV
  • Mark A Cole, 60, of Lashmeet, WV
  • Danny Wayne Fox, 67, of Princeton, WV

The entire proposition was audio recorded, according to court documents.


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