Escort at Rock Hill hotel hid cocaine in a Bible

jmcfadden@heraldonline.comDecember 18, 2013 

An escort who met with a client at a Rock Hill hotel wound up in jail after police discovered that she hid marijuana in her purse and cocaine inside a Bible Tuesday night, authorities say.

At about 8:05 a.m., police were called to the Howard Johnson Inn on Riverview Road after Krissy Lynn Hawkins, 24, called complaining that her money was stolen and she was being harassed, according to a Rock Hill police report. Hawkins told police that she posted an ad on backpage.com, a free online classified ads service, under the “escorts” page. A 23-year-old Rock Hill man responded, and they met in her room.

Once inside the room, the man began fondling Hawkins, she told police. When she asked for her “donation” up front, the man grabbed her wallet, took $260 and ran out of the room, leaving his own wallet behind in the room. He later returned, beating on the door so he could get his wallet back.

Police spoke with the man, who admitted that he took Hawkins’ money, the report states. He handed the officer $180 cash. It’s unclear what happened to the rest of the money, and Hawkins opted not to press charges.

Officers asked Hawkins if there were illegal drugs in the room after smelling marijuana, the report states. She told them “yes,” adding that she had pot in her purse and possibly some cocaine in a dollar bill. Police found a baggie of marijuana in her pocket book, as well as the cocaine.

They also found cocaine hidden inside the Bible in the nightstand drawer, the report states. A plastic cigarillo zip lock packet was also inside a Cracker Barrel paper bag sitting on the floor, along with several marijuana roaches. Police arrested Hawkins, charging her with possession of cocaine and possession of marijuana.

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