Six people were arrested last week in a prostitution sting at a Conyers hotel, authorities said.
Among those arrested was a mother who had left her 4-year-old son in her car with a woman who was in possession of the sex drug ‘Molly’, police said.
Natasha King, 24, of East Point, was charged with prostitution, and sent investigators to her car where she had left her 4-year-old, authorities said.
“When investigators located the vehicle, the 4-year-old son and Kathaleen O’Conner were in the vehicle,” Conyers Police spokeswoman Kim Lucas said. “Investigators found O’Conner to be in possession of two capsules of MDMA, also known as “Molly.”
O’Conner, 22, is from Stone Mountain, authorities said.
Three more capsules were found in King’s purse, and officials with the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services was called to take custody of her son, Lucas said.
“Although the charges are misdemeanors, operations that target prostitution and pimping can help prevent more dangerous crimes, such as assaults, rapes and robberies that often go hand in hand with these crimes,” said Rockdale County Sheriff Eric Levett, whose agency worked with the Conyers Police Department on the sting.
Another woman, 26-year-old Ashley Peace, of Florence, S.C., also was charged with prostitution, police said.
One of the alleged “johns” arrested, Ramon Knight, was found to have an arrest record that included previous arrests in multiple states for rape, cocaine trafficking, robbery and escape, Lucas said.
Knight, 47, of Stone Mountain, was charged with pandering.
Jonesboro residence Terrence Talley, 41, was charged with pimping and Brandon Danielle Dye, 28, of Conyers, was charged with pandering, police said.