Operation Rise and Shine

OCTOBER 18, 2005 -- What Wilmington police are calling Operation Rise and Shine has led to five arrests on drug and prostitution charges.

Police targeted the area around the intersection of 8th and Queen Streets early Tuesday morning. They'd gotten complaints that drug dealers were hanging out there.

Police arrested Eric George, Linda Bostic and Karen Grant on cocaine charges. DeKoya Evans is accused of owning drug paraphernalia and Lisa Ward is charged with selling sex for money.