3 arrested on sex related charges in Myrtle Beach

Editor’s Note – According to documents provided to News13, the charges against one the people originally charged in this case was dismissed and have been expunged from her records as of June 25, 2015. Her name has been removed from the original story.


MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) – Three people were arrested over the weekend in Myrtle Beach for sex related crimes.

According to the Myrtle Beach Police website, officers made several arrests for prostitution after following up on escort ads online.

Police say Marquis Lashaun Watford, 24, met with undercover officers Sunday night at the 2800 block of Kings Highway and agreed to “engage in sexual acts” for $250. Watford was arrested and charged with prostitution, first offense.

Police also arrested another woman after finding her ad online early Monday morning. Sarah Lynne Letourneau, 22, was charged with prostitution first offense after police said she agreed to sexual acts for $200.

Jonathan Edward Trupp, 43, was also charged with prostitution first offense after police noticed Letourneau getting out of his car near the 2800 block of Kings Highway.

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