June Prostitution Investigation

  • June Prostitution Investigation

    June Prostitution Investigation

    On June 1st, 2016, officers of the Martinsburg Police Department conducted investigations into solicitation of prostitution in the city limits of Martinsburg, WV. Officers utilized a cooperating individual who would walk in a specified area. The cooperating individual was monitored remotely via audio transmitter as well as visual contact.

    Those arrested approached the cooperating individual and made arrangements to pay for sex. Once an agreement was made, marked patrol units would stop and make the arrest. Those arrested were processed and arraigned at Berkeley County Magistrate Court for Solicitation of Prostitution.

    Michael H. Hadine (DOB 11/1/1958)


    Daniel J. Couppe (DOB 6/21/1945)


    Robert D. Benson (DOB 1/28/1975)


    Ricky L. Sheeler (DOB 9/15/1959)