NEW CASTLE COUNTY, DELAWARE (2/14/2015) A star of the MTV show “16 and Pregnant” was one of eight women arrested on prostitution charges in the Wilmington area.
Valerie Fairman, 21, of Coatesville, Pennsylvania, was charged after a police crackdown Thursday along Maryland Avenue south of Wilmington and New Castle Avenue (Route 9), state police said.
Fairman appeared in season two of the popular show with baby Nevaeh. The show began in 2009 and documents the difficulties of teen pregnancy.
The arrests came after citizen complaints, Master Cpl. Jeffrey Hale said, and involved state police, New Castle County police and Wilmington police.
Each of the women was issued a criminal summons for appearance in court later, he said.
The others charged:
- Brooke Hatfield, 23, Wilmington
- Stephanie Brown, 26, Newark
- Dawn Price, 32, Newark
- Jaquya Fairley, 34, New Castle
- Lindsey Taylor, 30, Newark
- Kristina Weaver, 33, New Castle
- Leslie Larkin, 54, Wilmington
TMZ.com reported Fairman’s arrest Friday afternoon.