LITTLE FALLS -- Five of the six suspects charged for their alleged involvement in prostitution at a bar north of Little Falls appeared Monday in Morrison County District Court.
Appearing before Judge Thomas Godzala Monday were Gordon Kenneth Wheeler Sr., Kerry Lyn Campagna, Aime Marie Simenson, Ashmah Abdul Jabbar and Natasha Lee Dunagan.
Chryssa Marie Simenson, 21, Superior, Wis., will be arraigned July 11 on charges of gross misdemeanor solicitation to engage in prostitution and misdemeanor prostitution, according to the Morrison County court administrator's office.
Following a four-month undercover investigation, officers from the Minneapolis Police Department and the Morrison County Sheriff's Department arrested the suspects April 15 at the Camp Bar, a strip club in Green Prairie Township across Highway 115 from Camp Ripley.
Wheeler, 57, Little Falls, owner of the Camp Bar, was arraigned on charges of felony promoting prostitution, felony profiting from prostitution and gross misdemeanor owning or operating a disorderly house.
Campagna, 28, Duluth; and Aime Simenson, 21, Superior, Wis.; were both arraigned on charges of gross misdemeanor solicitation to engage in prostitution and misdemeanor prostitution.
Jabbar, 33, Minneapolis, was arraigned on three counts of gross misdemeanor solicitation to engage in prostitution and three counts of misdemeanor prostitution.
Dunagan, 25, Brooklyn Park, was arraigned on charges in two separate complaints with a total of two counts of gross misdemeanor solicitation to engage in prostitution and two counts of misdemeanor prostitution.
Their next court appearances are set for 10 a.m. June 27, excluding Chryssa Marie Simenson.
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