Union County employee arrested, suspended for soliciting prostitution: Sheriff

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UNION COUNTY, N.C. (QUEEN CITY NEWS) — A Union County employee has been arrested Friday for soliciting prostitution, according to the Union County Sheriff’s Office (UCSO).

Deputies say 21-year-old Kendall Griffin, from Monroe, was arrested as part of an ongoing solicitation investigation. She was arrested on Friday, March 1, and has been charged with ten counts of Misdemeanor Solicit Prostitution.

Kendall Griffin (UCSO)Kendall Griffin (UCSO)

Kendall Griffin (UCSO)

According to authorities, Griffin was processed and released Friday afternoon after she posted her unsecured bond of $1,500.

Officials say Griffin has worked as a Union County Government Eligibility Technician since September 2022. This role typically helps those who are applying for government benefits or health care programs, according to NC State University.

“We have taken immediate action to suspend Kendall Griffin’s employment with Union County without pay,” County Manager Brian Matthews said in a statement. “I am fully committed to supporting the Sheriff’s Office with the ongoing investigation. We hold our employees to the utmost standards of integrity and professionalism and remain committed to doing so.”

Anyone with information on this investigation is asked to call 911, UCSO at 704-283-3789 or Crime Stoppers at 704-283-5600. Crime tips can also sent through the UCSO app.

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