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Crisfield Councilman, Former Hurlock Police Chief Arrested in Prostitution Sting

Posted: Dec 19, 2017 11:21 PM Updated:
Paul Erik Emely, left, and Wendell Travers Paul Erik Emely, left, and Wendell Travers

DELMAR, Md.- Maryland State Police from the Salisbury barrack say they arrested five people for prostitution solicitation on Tuesday. 

According to police, the arrests occurred following complaints from neighbors and business owners in the Wicomico County area.

One of the five arrested was Crisfield City Councilman Paul Erik Emely, 45. According to charging documents, shortly before 2 p.m. Tuesday, Emely was in a room at the Holiday Inn Express in Delmar where he offered an undercover female state trooper $100 for sexual intercourse. He was arrested after money was exchanged with the undercover trooper, charging documents state. 

Also arrested was Wendell Travers, 74, of Cambridge, Md. Travers is a former police chief of the town of Hurlock. Charging documents state that shortly after 3 p.m Tuesday, Travers was in a room at the Holiday Inn Express where he offered an undercover female state trooper $40 for sexual intercourse along with oral sex. He was arrested after money changed hands with undercover trooper, according to charging documents. 

The three others arrested in Tuesday's sting, included: 

  • William Edgar Jackson Jr., 71, of Cambridge
  • Horace Linwood Wilson Jr., 52, of Georgetown, Del.
  • Erica Shante Reviere, 32, of Fayetteville, N.C.
Paul Erik Emely, left, and Wendell Travers

 

William Edgar Jackson Jr., left, and Erica Shante Reviere

All five were arrested and charged with solicitation for prostitution, according to police. MSP said each person was processed and taken for an initial appearance before a court commissioner in Wicomico County. It is unclear if they have lawyers.

Crisfield City Manager Rick Pollitt said the city will take direction from its solicitor in reference to Emely's arrest. 

Emily's four-year term on the Crisfield City Council comes to an end in 2018, according to the Maryland state archives.

Editor's note: No mugshot was available for Horace Linwood Wilson Jr. 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

No mugshot for Horace Linwood Wilson Jr. is available.

 

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