Suspect admits human trafficking in prostitution case involving cop, firefighter


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Submitted: Mon, 03/17/2014 - 8:06pm
Updated: Mon, 03/17/2014 - 11:54pm
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BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — A man connected to a prostitution case involving a former police officer and a former firefighter has pleaded guilty to human trafficking of a minor.

Shawn Christopher Conley entered the plea today in Brunswick County Superior Court, the District Attorney’s Office says. A judge sentenced him to more than 6.5 years in prison.

In May, Boiling Spring Lakes Police arrested Conley and Kyle Wolfe for promotion of prostitution of a minor in an investigation that started six months earlier and involved a 17-year-old girl. Police said the investigation involved advertisements on the internet via different social medial websites. The case eventually implicated a Northwest police officer and a volunteer firefighter in BSL.

Wolfe’s charges are still pending.

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