Winchester Police made four arrests between January 16th and January 17th related to an investigation of a prostitution ring. Rachel Nicole Cook, 28, of Winchester, Samantha Nicole Porter, 19, of Gore, and Chelsey Elizabeth Kern, 18, of Winchester were all arrested and charged with prostitution. Zachery Gloster, 26, of Florida was charged with felony receiving money from a prostitute. Cook, Porter, and Kern were soliciting sex online. Cook and Gloster were arrested around 10 p.m. in the 2700 block of Valley Avenue. Porter and Kern were arrested around 12:30 a.m. on January 17th in the 900 block of Millwood Pike.
They were taken to the Northwestern Regional Adult Detention Center. The case remains under investigation. The Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office assisted on the investigation.
This press release was prepared by Lauren Cummings, Police Community Relations/Crime Prevention Specialist. (540) 545-7548 (office) Lauren.Cummings@winchesterva.gov