Man, 75, Accused of Running Prostitution Ring in New Jersey Senior Housing Complex

Marc Santia, NBC New York, May 14, 2013

A 75-year-old resident of a New Jersey senior citizen housing complex is suspected of running a prostitution ring that employed some elderly residents as sex workers, NBC 4 New York has learned.

The suspect, James Parham, 75, was also accused, along with Cheryl Chaney, 66, of allowing residents and visitors to use crack in their apartments, police said.


In Parham’s case, the nuisance charge relates to allowing prostitution in his apartment and in Chaney’s case, it relates to allowing drug use in hers.

Englewood Police Chief Arthur O’Keefe told NBC 4 New York on Tuesday that Parham ran the prostitution ring through his apartments, and employed a mix of young women and older residents.


O’Keefe says there was also sex and drug use going on in common areas of the complex, and that some seniors were afraid to venture into certain areas because they were afraid for their lives.



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  • This is the senior crack house a few blocks away from me:
    Zelda Ormes Apartments
    116 W. Elm Street
    Chicago IL 60610

    • Morris LeChat

      This is the black version of the movie “cacoon” it is called “cacoons”

  • Bill

    I’m puzzled as to why there is any puzzlement. Does anybody think TNB stops after being eligible for AARP?

    • The__Bobster

      The only thing that stops it is death.

    • Freya

      What’s TNB?

      • Urban Teacher

        Google it.

        • IstvanIN

          I get The Food Network but nothing black related.

      • ncpride

        ‘Typical Negro Behavior’, although I’ll admit I always heard it as TFN….. I can’t explain what that one stands for because it would surely be deleted, but you’ll get the general idea.

      • StillModerated

        Typical negro behavior

        • Morris LeChat

          negro? I always use another word

          • The polite term is “TDB,” “Typical Democrat Behavior.” Most of the people I know in the South refer to them as “democrats” when discussing their behavior. As in, “Yes, I’m referring to the democrat who used to be married to Lisa Marie Presley.”

          • Theresa M.

            Wow…some ignorant idiots commenting on this post.

  • Robert Binion

    “Age cannot wither her, nor custom stale her infinite variety,” said Parham.

    • Morris LeChat

      as far as TNB goes “it’s infinitely stale variety”

  • JQ
    • Licurg Enescu


      Did you expect anything else ?

    • The photo is attributed to Creative Commons. It’s not one of the people in the senior housing, it’s a white woman to throw readers off.
      It is originally from here:

      • jambi19

        I had a conversation with a DWL whom works in media about these maneuvers. They told me they attempt to “not stigmatize an entire group of people.” I laughed in their face and told them the job they hold exploits the young, naive and low IQ. They seemed a little upset after I said that.

      • Rhialto

        It threw me off; I thought it was one of his ho’s.

      • Paleoconn

        Diabolical. Good catch, RJP. I had my suspicions since this woman doesn’t look 66 or 54, one of which is the age of the female perp.

    • Morris LeChat

      The customers are obviously very old and very blind

  • The__Bobster

    Old black prune hos? Just pick a wrinkle and go to town.

    Ewwww, just ewwww.

    • Erasmus

      Isn’t that a Stephen Foster Song? Old black ho’?

    • Cheri Rodriguez

      And if you asked them to rate themselves on a scale from 1-10 in the looks department, they’d all give themselves high marks.

  • IstvanIN

    Eben olda folks need to get dey freak on.

  • MikeS

    Another stellar example of an african “entrepreneur.” I swear that I just read about one of these the other day on Amren.

  • bigone4u

    Elderly men do enjoy sex, at least to a degree. Insofar as my research shows, the world’s oldest porn star is Granpa Mireck, an 83 year old German or Czech who looks more like he’s in his 90s (if he’s still alive; no obit on him, but gee he’s old). But Mireck’s costars are usually in their late teens and early 20s. As far as the prostitution ring is concerned, the details are lacking, but I presume the prostitutes were black women, not men, and that they were younger than the clients. In south Texas you sometimes read stories about Hispanic women prostitutes in their 80s. The local males are not very discriminating when it comes to their taste in the ladies, so that often the client will be an Hispanic male in his 20s.
    Prostitution and sex work can’t be stamped out and often attracts slavers who prey on white women. Israel is a big center for white slavery as is Latin America. The progressives would like nothing better than to repeal the laws against prostitution and as the country browns up they will have a chance to succeed at that. Mexico is a country of gay marriage and rampant prostitution where the age of sexual consent is 12. That latter fact ought to scare the heck out of every white parent because it’s coming to America as the waves of immigrants hit our shores.

    • Age of consent is 12, which is why daddy and the rest of the family start sampling at 10.

      • bigone4u

        Incest is a hidden secret in the Hispanic culture in America. Apparently the wives tolerate it. Republicans certainly do not want to talk about it.

    • David Ashton

      The porn and promiscuity plague is global. “Sex, drugs and rap” says the Miley Cyrus T(een)-shirt. Decent parents, and not only white ones, need to oppose so-called social liberalism. It is linked with racial promiscuity also. The Marcusean alliance of sexual and racial minorities against the “bourgeois family” and the nation that it supports – see Arthur Marwick’s “The Sixties” (1998) for a by no means “conservative” history of what I call Marxism-Lennonism.

  • borogirl54

    From what I have read, this guy has been a pimp for most of his life. So this nothing new to him.

  • GeneticsareDestiny

    Black behavior is universal, from the cradle to the grave.

  • LastBastionOfHope

    Of course you can blame youths again. The term youth is not age related. In the media, blacks have no age. Youth refers to any black person hidden by the media.

    • MBlanc46

      They used to call them all “boy”. “Teens” is definitely out, but they can get by with “youths”.

  • White Mom in WDC

    I believe there is a song by the Oakridge Boys called ‘Older Women Make Better Lovers’.

  • pcmustgo

    Lots of white men see prostitutes too. I do think Blacks (and I suppose Mexicans) have a pimp and ho’ culture of prostitution. Oakland is full of it.

  • jay11

    That guy looks so horrid. I shudder to think of all the young women who fell prey to this monster. I work in a place that puts me in direct contact with a lot of blacks and latinos. The blacks, male or female, have a lot of issues and behavior challenges. The latino females are mostly very nice, but the majority of the latino males are really awful in terms of responsibility, maturity and career-mindedness. Most latino and black males I know use drugs and make no secret about it. (I know a lot of whites use drugs, but in my experience it is not nearly as high as the minority groups.) I remember an America before all this bad behavior became a ubiquitous part of our existence, and I’m not even 40 years old yet! Times change so fast, and we are on a downward trajectory.

    • IstvanIN

      That guy looks so horrid. I think a better term would be distinguished.

  • James

    This man has been a victim of White oppression and racism and hopefully the Whites responsible for his actions will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law and he will receive restitution for this injustice.

  • Charles W.

    Guaranteed productive white taxpayers were paying well into the six figures annually to pay for each of these animals’ existences in that housing complex.

  • Bobby

    Another African American entreprenuer. Hey, at least the guy is trying.

    • eonic

      Very trying ?

      • Bobby

        Well, let’s just say trying is a relative word.

  • thoughtcrime

    Sons of Obama from cradle to grave.

  • Anonymous

    Englewood is a crappy city in a pretty decent county.

  • Morris LeChat

    a negro nest for old people. It still has all the same disgusting qualities as any other negro nest.