By Tom Davidson
Pittsburgh police arrested 10 people in an undercover prostitution sting this week at a city hotel.
Among those charged were:
• Moriah Asefi, 29, of Jeannette, charged with prostitution and possessing instruments of crime.
• Heather Madhat, 49, of Akron, Ohio, was charged with promoting prostitution.
• Scott Porter, 40, of Pittsburgh’s Sheraden neighborhood. Porter is charged with prostitution. He worked under the name “Desire” and was billed as a female, according to a complaint.
• Clara Bass, 40, South Union Township, Fayette County. Bass is charged with prostitution and possessing instruments of crime.
• Patricia Scarlett, 43, of Farmington, was charged with promoting prostitution.
• Two passengers in a car, Brian Funk, 26, of Uniontown, and Joseph Chism, 22, also of South Union, were charged with prohibited acts after marijuana and a pipe allegedly were found by police.
• Cody Singletary, 24, of Mt. Oliver. Singletary is charged with prostitution and possessing instruments of crime.
• Two others, Russell Hogue, 39, of Petrolia, and Kalil Bryant, 26, of Emsworth, were charged with patronizing prostitutes and possessing instruments of crime.
.Tom Davidson is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Tom at 724-226-4715, email@example.com or via Twitter .