UPDATE: Tues 2:28 PM, Sept. 24, 2013
A 24-year-old Wausau woman is facing drug and prostitution charges after an undercover sting Friday.
According to court documents, undercover officers made contact with a woman offering sex for money on the website, backpage.com. Officers began texting the woman, who said her name was Lindsey, to set up a meeting.
The woman said she could meet at the a hotel in 15 minutes. The woman was arrested a short time later at the hotel. Police were able to identify her as Storie Kunz. They also located marijuana, the prescription drug Lorazepam, and drug paraphernalia in the hotel room and in Kunz's car.
She's charged with prostitution, possession of THC, possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of an illegally obtained prescription. Kunz pleaded not guilty to the misdemeanor charges during her initial appearance Monday. She's also charged with one count felony bail jumping.
She'll return to court on October 11.
According to the Wausau Daily Herald, a second person expected to be charged with prostitution died of a self inflicted wound Tuesday.
ORIGINAL STORY: Mon 9:00 AM, Sept 23, 2013
Two people are expected to be charged with prostitution after being arrested Friday night in Wausau.
According to the Wausau Police Department incident report, a 39-year-old man was arrested around 7 p.m. A 25-year-old woman was arrested just a short time earlier.
The suspects' names will not be released until charges are filed.
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