Operation Summer Heat yields 21 arrests in Mebane

On Tuesday, July 28, 2020, members from the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office, Mebane Police Department and State Bureau of Investigation conducted ‘Operation Summer Heat’. The operation is an ongoing effort to identify and arrest those individuals involved in prostitution and human trafficking. During the day long operation, 21 people were arrested for soliciting prostitution and drug related charges. Investigators seized U.S. currency and multiple electronic devices that contained evidence and potential data that could lead to other arrest.

On Tuesday, July 28, 2020, members from the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office, Mebane Police Department and State Bureau of Investigation conducted ‘Operation Summer Heat’.

The operation is an ongoing effort to identify and arrest those individuals involved in prostitution and human trafficking. During the day long operation, 21 people were arrested for soliciting prostitution and drug related charges.

Investigators seized U.S. currency and multiple electronic devices that contained evidence and potential data that could lead to other arrest.

Defendants:

David Louis Abels W/M/60

Chapel Hill, NC-Chatham County

Charge(s): 1count: Misdemeanor Solicit Prostitution

  • Written Promise

Curran Michael Blackwell W/M/29

Wake Forest, NC-Wake County

Charge(s): 1count: Misdemeanor Solicit Prostitution

  • Written Promise

Cameron G. Burleson W/M/55

Mebane, NC-Alamance County

Charge(s): 1count: Misdemeanor Solicit Prostitution

  • Written Promise

Gordon Keith Burton W/M/57

Pittsboro, NC-Chatham County

Charge(s): 1count: Misdemeanor Solicit Prostitution

  • Written Promise

Brijeshkumar Parbhubhai Chauhan I/M/38

Clinton, NC-Sampson County

Charge(s): 1count: Misdemeanor Solicit Prostitution

  • Written Promise

Ronnie Faucette W/M/42

Henderson, NC-Vance County

Charge(s): 1count: Misdemeanor Solicit Prostitution

  • Written Promise

Stephen Francis Forget W/M/54

Morrisville, NC-Wake County

Charge(s): 1count: Misdemeanor Solicit Prostitution

  • Written Promise

Tyson Lamar Garner B/M/32

Burlington, NC-Alamance County

Charge(s): 1count: Misdemeanor Solicit Prostitution

  • $500.00 secured

Lewis Hendricks W/M/73

Chapel Hill, NC-Chatham County

Charge(s): 1count: Misdemeanor Solicit Prostitution

  • Written Promise

Eli Boyd Howle Jr. W/M/49

Browns Summit, NC-Guilford County

Charge(s): 1count: Misdemeanor Solicit Prostitution

  • Written Promise

Brandon William Johnson B/M/26

Greensboro, NC-Guilford County

Charge(s): 1count: Misdemeanor Solicit Prostitution

  • Written Promise

Brandon Eric Life B/M/27

Raleigh, NC-Wake County

Charge(s): 1count: Misdemeanor Solicit Prostitution

  • Written Promise

Landon Keith McDaniel W/M/38

New London, NC-Stanly County

Charge(s): 1count: Misdemeanor Solicit Prostitution

                   1count: Felony Possession Methamphetamine

                   1count: Misdemeanor Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

  • $5,000.00 unsecured bond

Mark Christopher Murchison Sr. W/M/49

Siler City, NC-Chatham County, NC

Charge(s): 1count: Misdemeanor Solicit Prostitution

  • Written Promise

Tyree Austin Pettiford B/M/22

Roxboro, NC-Person County

Charge(s): 1count: Misdemeanor Solicit Prostitution

  • $500.00 unsecured bond

Bernis Clester Spain II B/M/41

Raleigh, NC-Wake County

Charge(s): 1count: Misdemeanor Solicit Prostitution

                   1count: Felony Possession with Intent to Sell/Deliver Schedule I Control Substance (Heroine)

  • $5,000.00 secured bond

McKinley Thorpe Jr. B/M/40

Roxboro, NC-Person County

Charge(s): 1count: Misdemeanor Solicit Prostitution

  • Written Promise

Jason Vaneyk W/M/45

Asheboro, NC-Randolph County

Charge(s): 1count: Misdemeanor Solicit Prostitution

  • Written Promise

Earl Wallace B/M/41

Burlington, NC-Alamance County

Charge(s): 1count: Misdemeanor Solicit Prostitution

                   1count: Felony Possession with Intent to Sell / Deliver Marijuana

  • $5,000.00 unsecured bond

Edward lee Williamson W/M/53

Rougemont, NC-Durham County

Charge(s): 1count: Misdemeanor Solicit Prostitution

  • $500.00 unsecured bond

Dwight Leon Young B/M/43

Graham, NC-Alamance County

Charge(s): 1count: Misdemeanor Solicit Prostitution

  • Written Promise