2 women arrested for prostitution in Florence

Ruth Santos, Source: Florence County Detention Center
Ruth Santos, Source: Florence County Detention Center
Breanna Fludd, Source: Florence County Detention Center
Breanna Fludd, Source: Florence County Detention Center

FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) – Two women are facing prostitution charges after police say they advertised their services to undercover cops Wednesday.

Ruth Santos, 40, was walking along Irby and Pine Streets Wednesday night when she motioned to an undercover cop who was driving by, according to Major Carlos Raines with the Florence Police Department. The officer stopped, she propositioned him and made a cash exchange, and was booked into Florence County Detention Center on one count of solicitation of prostitution.

According to Major Raines, 23-year-old Breanna Fludd was arrested after she was caught selling her services on Backpage.com. An undercover officer contacted her, they met at a location and exchanged cash, and she was jailed, police said.

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