Police say a South Carolina man allegedly pawned his wedding ring for $20 in order to spend time with a woman believed to be a prostitute.
Marvin Holmes, 33, and Rhonda Kelley, 41, were arrested Friday after police stopped his car in an area of Greenwood known for drug activity and prostitution, WHNS reported.
According to police, Holmes admitted picking up Kelley at a Pavan Food Store and taking her to a pawn shop, where he pawned his 10-karat wedding ring for $20. Police said Holmes told officers he was having problems with his wife and thought Kelley was a prostitute.
Police searched the vehicle and allegedly found marijuana and a crack pipe inside, according to WHNS. Kelley reportedly denied accepting money for sex from Holmes.
Holmes was charged with solicitation of prostitution. Kelley was charged with solicitation of prostitution and possession of marijuana.