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Police arrest suspected pimp in West Valley City

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (ABC 4 News) - Police say a man they suspect was working as a pimp was arrested Monday night during a sting operation at a local motel.
WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (ABC 4 News) - Police say a man they suspect was working as a pimp was arrested Monday night during a sting operation at a local motel.

Police say Jamal Hason Barefield was taken into custody shortly after dropping off a woman at the Extended Stay Motel Monday evening.

According to police, Barefield was seen dropping the woman off after she was seen engaging in an act of solicitation.

Police say Barefield was riding in the passenger side of the car when the couple stopped in the parking lot, and that he was seen sliding over behind the wheel after the woman exited the vehicle before he drove off.

Officers followed, and pulled Barefield over a short distance from the motel.

Barefield was booked on charges of driving without a license, and also faces a felony charge of Houses of Prostitution.

Police say they took Barefield's cell phone as evidence are waiting for a warrant to get information from the phone.

----Information from: Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office.


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