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News Release
Man convicted of promoting prostitution in Salem - 09/13/16

On September 13, 2016, David Wendell Fair, Jr (DOB: 8/25/76) was convicted of Promoting Prostitution, following a jury trial. Mr. Fair was sentenced in Marion County Circuit Court for his involvement in transporting a woman from Portland to Salem in order for the woman to engage in prostitution. Mr. Fair was observed dropping the woman off at a hotel and was contacted shortly thereafter by detectives from Salem's Street Crimes Unit.

Defendant was sentenced in front of the Honorable Tracy Prall. He was sentenced to 30 months in prison. Mr. Fair previously resided in Portland and Las Vegas.

Promoting Prostitution is a Class C felony and carries a maximum sentence of 5 years in prison.