Prostitution sting nets seven arrests
FREDERICK, Md. - Six men were charged with solicitation for prostitution during a Friday night prostitution reversal operation conducted by the Frederick Police Department in the 400 and 500 blocks of North Market Street.
Charged were Gary Lee Stull, 55, of Putnum Road, Frederick; Gilberto Weber, 26, of Willoughby Court, Frederick; Daniel Bryan Young, 20, of Stockton Place, Frederick; Paul Eugene Smith, 44, of West B Street, Brunswick, Md.; Joshua Neil Jones, 28, of Castle Court, Frederick; and Steven Mark Linkins, 43, of Atlee Ridge Road in Carroll County, Md.
Linkins also was charged with indecent exposure, police said.
Terry Wayne Tyryar, 22, of Sundays Lane in Frederick, was charged with possession of marijuana for allegedly offering the substance to an undercover officer during the operation, police said.
The operation was conducted by the department's special operations and patrol divisions, and involved two undercover female officers posing as prostitutes. Police said the North Market Street area was targeted because of complaints by area residents.