Former Parole Officer Pleads Guilty To Promoting Prostitution


A former parole officer for the Department of Youth Services could face house arrest on prostitution charges.

Edward Favers, 55, pleaded guilty Monday to felony charges including promoting prostitution and tampering with records, along with misdemeanor counts of procuring or soliciting prostitution.

Prosecutors recommended house arrest for Favers.

They say Favers hired prostitutes while on duty in Richland County.

Prosecutors say someone spotted Favers hiring a prostitute while on duty.

They allege he also falsified time cards and other records.

A judge could recommend up to 4 ½ years in prison.

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