By MARLO BARNHART
Four men who were caught in a prostitution sting last March in Hagerstown were granted probation before judgment by Washington County District Judge R. Noel Spence after pleading guilty to one count each of solicitation on Thursday.
- George Courtland Renner, 76, of 14132 Greencastle Pike, admitted he approached plainclothes Frederick (Md.) City Police Officer Christine Saul on March 21 on Church Street and asked her to perform a sex act.
Renner was placed on probation for one year, fined $100 and ordered to perform 40 hours of community service.
- William Bernard Clark, 26, of 474-4 Mountain Road, Fort Ritchie, admitted he approached Saul on Walnut Street at 12:10 a.m. on March 22 and asked for oral sex. He offered $10.