Southaven alderman pleads not guilty to prostitution charge

SOUTHAVEN, MS (WMC) - A Southaven alderman pleaded not guilty to charges he hired a prostitute.

Ronnie Hale, who is also a Memphis firefighter, was arrested last week and charged with procuring prostitution.

Hale's attorney Tony Farese said Hale entered a not guilty plea by letter and did not appear in court.

No trial date has been set.

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