Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Investigation of Commercial Sex Organization

The Dunwoody Police Department, in conjunction with other local, state, and federal agencies, has dismantled two Commercial Sex Organizations that were centered in the city of Dunwoody and were operating as escort services.

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Incident:   Investigation of Commercial Sex Organization 
Date:   January 18, 2017
Location:   Dunwoody, Georgia 

During the Fall of 2016, an anonymous tip was received from a concerned resident about a Commercial Sex Organization based in Dunwoody.  This tip led to a months-long investigation, which resulted in the identification of two organizations, Atlanta Gold Club Escorts and Lipstick and Shoes Escorts. Multiple arrests have been made of the owner/operators, the female defendants as well as the buyers of this organization.  There is no disputing that this was a criminal enterprise.  More arrests are expected as the identities of the buyers are confirmed.  

The following agencies assisted with the investigation:  Atlanta Police Department’s APEX Unit, Cobb County Police Department, Clayton County Police Department and the Sandy Springs Police Department’s Street Crimes Unit.    

The following individuals have been charged with Keeping a Place of Prostitution (M), Pimping (M) and Violation of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act (F):

Sam Crenshaw   (Marietta, GA)
Darliene Crenshaw (Marietta, GA)
George Moore   (Sandy Springs, GA)

There were 29 female defendants charged with Prostitution (M) and Violation of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act (F).

The following individuals have been charged with Pandering (M) and Violation of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act (F):

Maximino Angel  (Mableton, GA)
Daniel Atkinson   (Suwanee, GA)
Samuel Bean   (Marietta, GA)
Howard Campbel l  (Atlanta, GA)
Ronald Galanti   (Sandy Springs, GA)
Audis Hamrick  (Powder Springs, GA)
Howard Henson  (Doraville, GA)
Petros Kacur   (Atlanta, GA)
Jerry Margol   (Alpharetta, GA)
Paul McCarthy   (Duluth, GA)
Nathan McNeal   (Kennesaw, GA)
David Patterson   (Marietta, GA)
Jose Perez    (Sugar Hill, GA)
Scott Phillips   (Atlanta, GA)
Christopher Quinn  (Alpharetta, GA)
Jason Reynolds   (Roswell, GA)
Subbu Sivanesan  (Marietta, GA)
Timothy Turis   (Atlanta, GA)
Rodney Woodard   (Cumming, GA)

In an effort to ensure a safe and secure community, the Dunwoody Police Department will continue to investigate, apprehend, and charge any persons participating in Commercial Sex Organization on both the supply and demand side.

If you have been a buyer at either organization, we ask that you contact the Dunwoody Police Department immediately. 

If you suspect that someone is being forced into sexual servitude or participating in prostitution activities in Dunwoody, please contact us at 678.382.6908 or ANONYMOUS TIPS may be submitted via the SUBMIT A CRIME TIP tab at www.dunwoodypolice.com,  or by texting C-R-I-M-E-S (274-637). Use the key word DPDTIPS at the start of your message.  Each of these methods is confidential, encrypted, and completely anonymous.

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