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Prostitution allegations at N.J. senior complex

ENGLEWOOD, N.J. -- Authorities arrested three people following allegations of prostitution and drug use at a senior citizen housing complex in northern New Jersey.

Authorities have charged James Parham, 75, and Cheryl Chaney, 66, with possessing drug paraphernalia and maintaining a drug nuisance at the Vincente Tibbs Senior Citizen Building in Englewood.

Detective Capt. Timothy Torell told The Record newspaper that Parham also admitted providing prostitutes to some of his younger neighbors.

Police also charged Selma McDuffie, 54, who has been suspended as a school crossing guard, with having a crack pipe.

The Englewood Housing Authority manages the 152-unit property, which serves the disabled and low-income residents who are 62 years and older.

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