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Man Sells Food Stamps to Get Room to Pimp Out Girlfriend

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. --   A man sells his food stamps to get a motel room in Donelson to pimp out his girlfriend.

A Metro police detective responded to the Family Inn on Percy Priest Drive in response to a prostitution ad placed on the internet.

Arrested are 37-year-old John Newcomb, for promoting prostitution and his girlfriend, 26-year-old Luana McGowan, for prostitution. According to the affidavit, Newcomb says he sold $200 worth of food stamps for $100 to rent the room.

Several prepaid money cards were found on Newcomb. Police believe they were used to buy Backpage ads.


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