OAKLAND — A Bay Space man will serve a two-year jail time period to settle allegations that he introduced a intercourse employee to a lodge to satisfy an undercover officer, court docket information present.
Charlie Jones, 21, pleaded no contest to a pandering cost and a probation violation in trade for the two-year jail time period. Jones was initially charged with pimping, pandering, and being a felon in possession of a firearm, court docket information present.
The plea deal was finalized in June, however Jones wasn’t transferred to the state jail system till final month, information present. He’s incarcerated in North Kern State Jail, information present.
Jones was arrested final March after he allegedly introduced a 20-year-old intercourse employee to America’s Greatest Worth Inn on East twelfth Avenue in Oakland to satisfy an undercover officer who had responded to a prostitution advert. When the officers tried to arrest him, he ran away and threw a gun over a fence as he fled, police stated in court docket information.
The lady claimed Jones was her boyfriend, not a pimp, however textual content messages on her cellphone contradicted that, authorities stated. At Jones’ April preliminary listening to, his lawyer argued there wasn’t sufficient proof to tie the cellphone to Jones.
Jones can be eligible for parole this January, information present.