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Calkins, 41, of Carleton is accused of having sexual relations with prostitutes he paid while in a Monroe Township hotel."This time our investigation doesn't reveal there's any ring or organization and that's something that of course we look at as we conduct these kinds of investigations Crosby told that outlet."The unit discovered numerous violations of unlicensed alcohol sales, illegal gambling and sexually oriented business violations and prostitution Gilliland said in an email.Photo: Myrtle Beach Street Crimes Unit.As an elected official, Calkins is entitled to his salary even after an arrest.Authorities arrested multiple employees and patrons at Desyre's Gentlemen's Club, located on the 6900 block of Fairbanks North Houston Road.Charges include prostitution, although some face additional offenses.Public records show those who were arrested in the sting: Tiffany Dawn Evans, 30, Ashley Janay Pearl, 25, Amisha Nichole Eller, 28, Michelle Renee Rowan, 24, Jules Roy Hixenbaugh, 56, Desiree Dawn Mcgill, 35, Gary Lewis Clark, 58, Jose Juan Cruz-Toribo, 32, Daniel Quardre Bryant, 23, Jose Torres-Platas, 37, John Henry Brown.According to the AGs office, the Michigan State Police received reports of prostitution-related activities at the hotel and opened an investigation to determine if the reports were accurate.During the investigation it was learned that investigators at one point visited Calkins at the courthouse and confiscated items, such as his cell phone.Family bust: 8 arrested, including 4 family members, in meth bust.An undercover investigation revealed offenders agreed to engage in sexual activity for amounts between 20 to 200, according.I applaud the work done by the Michigan State Police and my Public Integrity Unit who put a stop to activities that violate the public trust.Authorities found numerous instances of illegal activity on the club's premises, including violations of county ordinances and alcohol regulations, said sheriff's office spokesman Thomas Gilliland.Vitale, the chief judge of Monroe County Courts, said in a statement that Calkins has been placed on paid administrative leave effective Monday.Rumors of an arrest swirled throughout how to negotiate with a prostitute the courthouse for months, perhaps even more than a year.Calkins could not be reached for comment.And, the citizens of Monroe County deserve to know that their elected judges are beyond reproach in the performance of their duties."The owners had no sexually oriented business permits to operate in the county.".
During the investigating, the state polices First District Special Investigation Section uncovered evidence that an individual matching the description of Calkins was allegedly having women meet him at the hotel to engage in sexual activity for money.