A Bayonne man charged last winter with prostitution offenses, under an alias created by buying a driver's issued to a Jersey City man, was sentenced yesterday to time served and two years probation, according to The Capital newspaper of Maryland. Dannan Salters, 29, who had been identified as Edward Perkins through a driver'sis to be extradited to Hudson County which issued a warrant for the arrest of the father of three.
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Salters faces kidnapping, child abuse, endagering the welfare of and drug possession with intent to distribute in New Jersey, according to Annapolis authorities. Salters told a Circuit Court judge in the Maryland capital of Annapolis yesterday, that he is eager to return to his family after missing most of his infant child's life.
He told the judge he is no longer an "ignorant little boy" and apologized for wasting its time with the "nonsense" and "charade" of his false identification. In a plea deal, Salters pleaded guilty to receiving money from a person engaged in prostitution and identity fraud.
In return, prosecutors dropped 13 counts of human trafficking and prostitution, reports The Capital. The Bayonne man was arrested Feb. On Monday, the real Perkins said he was battling to clear his name in Maryland after someone using his identity was charged with possession of marijuana, three counts of prostitution, three counts of profiting from prostitution and nine counts of human trafficking, according to The Capital.
Edward Perkins said he sold his driver's to Salters, last year, the website reported. Perkins said he contacted Maryland officials in a bid to clear his name.
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