Pimp And Prostitute Arrested In Casper
An alleged prostitute and her pimp have been arrested in Casper.
Thirty-four year old Shaka Turner from Seattle, Washington, has been charged with a felony count for promoting prostitution, while 18-year-old Jennifer Varga from Grants Pass, Oregon, has pleaded not guilty to one misdemeanor charge of prostitution.
Casper Police say undercover agents arranged a meeting with Varga through a website on Tuesday, July 23rd.
When agents arrived at the hotel, Turner was inside the lobby, and prosecutors say he overheard an employee say an officer needed a room key.
Turner then fled, but was later found and arrested.
Officers arrested Varga inside a hotel room and confiscated her phone, which had numberous missed calls from one number, which turned out to be Turner’s.
Both Turner and Varga are being held at the Natrona County Detention Center, awaiting trial.
Turner could receive three years in prison on the promoting prostitution charge, if convicted.