Jun 8, 2012 1 Comment ›› Chuck Biscuits
Excerpted from Online Athens: A University of Georgia professor of German was arrested Thursday afternoon by Gwinnett County police after dressing up as a woman and agreeing to have sex with an undercover officer, according to Gwinnett County Police Cpl. Jake Smith.
Max Roland Reinhart, 65, faces a charge of prostitution after agreeing to give the undercover officer 30 minutes of sexual service for $60. He also is charged with keeping a place of prostitution for renting a room at the Guest House Inn in Norcross, where he and the undercover officer met, Smith said. Contrary to what the charge of keeping a place of prostitution might seem to indicate, Reinhart did not run a brothel, but only sold his services, Smith explained.
Gwinnett County police found Reinhart, a professor in UGA’s Germanic and Slavic Studies department, through a website that regularly advertises escort services.
“Yesterday, detectives located, on a webpage called Backpage.com … in the transsexual escort section … a subject named Sasha advertising for Gwinnett,” Smith said.
An undercover officer met Sasha, who later was identified as Reinhart, Smith said.
“He was dressed in a woman’s fishnet body suit,” he said.
Reinhart and the undercover officer came to an agreement to exchange 30 minutes of sexual service for $60.
“After they came to the agreement, that was enough for a charge,” Smith said.