The accusations of paying for sex are against a man whose job is to protect people in Indian Land and Lancaster County. Commander of the York County Multijurisdictional Drug Enforcement Unit Marvin Brown says the operation was an effort to deter sex and human trafficking.
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Deputies say accusations against Pickard went public when someone reported him missing around two friday morning. Deputies drove around, started checking hospitals and jails and say they found him locked up, accused of prostitution.
Lancaster County Fire Rescue says the firefighter is on unpaid leave until a personnel investigation is conducted. Courtney Francisco.
Detectives arrested Thomas Pickard, 52, Friday morning. They say the arrest happened at a hotel or motel on Carowinds Blvd. He was one of seven people arrested in a prostitution sting.
Detectives said undercover investigators posed as prostitutes. Killer Frost".
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