Prostitution-related charges filed in Warren against four Lexingtonians

Four people from Lexington have been charged in connection with a prostitution ring in Warren County.

Patience H. Parris, 22, was charged with prostitution. Three others — Brittany McCoy, 19; Courtney M. Bryant, 24; and Elrico Hymon, 27 — were all charged with promoting prostitution, according to a news release from Kentucky State Police.

All four also were charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Officers seized 30 grams of processed marijuana, drug paraphernalia and $3,300 in the bust, according to the news release.

The group, which was allegedly operating out of a local hotel, was found by police Friday. They were taken to the Warren County Jail.