Couple accused of arranging sexual encounters online

February 9, 2008 4:25:57 PM PST
An Aurora couple is accused of using the Web site Craigslist to arrange sexual encounters with several women, including a 17-year-old Wisconsin runaway.Jermel Pope, 22, and 33-year-old Mary Jefferson have been charged with pandering and could face additional charges.

Undercover police conducting an ongoing investigation of prostitution on Craigslist, arranged a meeting at a hotel and arrested Pope, Jefferson and the young woman after money had been exchanged.

The 17-year-old has been charged as an adult with prostitution.