Prostitution Sting

By: News Release
Aug 30th, 2017

After a lengthy investigation the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office made two arrests in a prostitution sting.  Investigators charged and arrested Mistie Marie Schmidt, age 29 of  Oelwein for Pimping and Sandra Louise McMurrin, age 28 also of Oelwein several counts of prostitution. McMurrin and Schmidt advertised on an Internet site called Back Page for escort services.  Through the investigation it was discovered that the site was a cover up for prostitution. They would meet potential clients in several surrounding cities as well at their residence in Oelwein.  Both were arrested and transported to the Fayette County Jail and held on a $5,000.00 dollar bond. Sheriff Marty Fisher states that this is still an ongoing investigation and more charges and individuals could be arrested. Oelwein Police assisted the Sheriff’s Office in this investigation.