President Obama's close friend arrested during prostitution sting
Another winner that Obama hangs out with:rolleyes:
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - One of President Obama's closest friends is scheduled to appear at Honolulu District Court next month, after he allegedly solicited sex from an undercover officer posing as a prostitute.
Police arrested Robert Richard Titcomb, 49, of Waialua on suspicion of prostitution Monday night. He allegedly offered money for sex near the intersection of South Street and Pohukaina Street at about 9:40 PM.
Titcomb and the President have been close friends since high school. The two are frequently seen golfing and dining together when the Obama family visits Hawaii.
Police have been conducting undercover operations in the Downtown Honolulu area in response to community complaints about prostitution activity.
Also arrested on suspicion of prostitution at the same location Monday night were Joseph C. Chavez, 48, Jon M. Hatakenaka, 51, and Todd T. Shirai, 46.
Titcomb, Chavez and Shirai were released from police custody after each posting $500 bail. Hatakenaka is free after posting $1,000 bail.