Suspects In Prostitution Sting Include Superintendent, Minister

Suspects In Prostitution Sting Include Superintendent, Minister

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Charleston police said six people were arrested in a prostitution sting Thursday, including a county school superintendent and a pastor.

Police said Wetzel County Schools Superintendent Dennis Albright, 57, and Bradford Poe, 48, a minister in Proctorville, Ohio, were both arrested in the sting overnight Thursday.  Albright and Poe are charged with engaging in prostitution.

Police said Albright told them he was in town to push a bill through the Legislature.  Albright is a former Braxton County Schools superintendent.

Others arrested in the sting and charged with engaging in prostitution were Jeremy Dunlop, 33, of Charleston, Steve Bissell, 36, of Gandeville, Rob Blake, 47, of Barboursville and Andre Brown, 35, of Charleston. Dunlop also is charged with possession of marijuana.

** Photos courtesy of the Special Enforcement Unit of the Charleston Police Department.

** Pictured above left to right are Andre Brown, Bradford Poe, Dennis Albright, Steve Bissell, Rob Blake and Jeremy Dunlop.


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