Four arrested in prostitution sting in Oklahoma City

Vice officers say they arrested a 17-year-old girl at a motel after she agreed to meet to exchange sexual contact for $200. Three others also were arrested in connection with the sting.
by LeighAnne Manwarren Published: January 16, 2013

Four people were arrested in a prostitution sting Tuesday, Oklahoma City police report.

Kristian Gers, 17, was arrested on complaints of Internet prostitution and offering to engage in prostitution.

Philip Bush Gaston, 22, and Kennedy Michelle Shearer, 19, were arrested on complaints of conspiracy to commit a felony of human trafficking and aiding in prostitution.

Overton Leroy Wilson, 19, was arrested on complaints of conspiracy to commit a felony of human trafficking, human trafficking a minor, possession of a marijuana and false impersonation.

Vice officers made contact with a person who agreed to meet at the Motel 6, 820 S Meridian Ave., for sexual contact in exchange for $200, according to the incident report.

Gers met an officer and was arrested. During the investigation, Gaston, Shearer and Wilson arrived on the scene and were placed under investigative detention, according to the report.

Gers was taken to the Berry House. Gaston, Wilson and Shearer were taken to the Oklahoma County jail. Bail was set at $103,275 for Wilson, $52,500 for Gatson and $50,500 for Shearer.


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by LeighAnne Manwarren
Breaking News Reporter
LeighAnne Manwarren is a reporter covering breaking news, crime and weather for The Oklahoman and NewsOK.com. An Oklahoma City native, Manwarren is a University of Oklahoma journalism alum and has interned for The Oklahoman, the Oklahoma Gazette,...
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