UPDATED May 31, 2013
By Julie Montanaro
A Tallahassee man accused of running an exotic dancing service and hiring an underage girl is now headed to jail for it.
Alderman Walker plead no contest this week to promoting sexual performance by a child and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
He is now a convicted felon and sex offender. Walker was sentenced this week to 60 days in jail and five years on probation.
Arrest papers say Walker ran a web service called "my girls next door"
out of his home in Killearn Acres.
Prosectors say one of the dancers was just 16 years old.
Tallahassee Police Department Press Release:
A joint investigation by Tallahassee Police investigators from the Special Victims and Special Investigations Unit and Leon County Sheriff’s detectives from the Vice Unit resulted in the arrest of Alderman Walker yesterday at approximately 11:00PM.
TPD investigators received an anonymous tip Walker, who runs an exotic dancing service, was employing an underage girl as a prostitute. A follow-up investigation by TPD and coordinated operation conducted by members of TPD and LCSO resulted in the arrest of Walker for promoting sexual performance of a child, attempted promoting sexual performance of a child, child abuse, and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
As of this writing, Walker remains in the Leon County Jail. TPD investigators are still reviewing evidence and additional charges may be forthcoming.
Alderman Dana Walker
White, Male 2/20/1947
Promoting Sexual Performance by a Child (2 counts)
Attempted Promoting Sexual Performance by a Child
Child Abuse (2 counts)
Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor