Via Black Sports Online:
This was a “How to Catch a Predator” type of sting, but instead of catching pedophiles, they went after men who like to solicit prostitutes.
A spokesperson for the Wake Forest Police Department stated that the 48-year-old was “one of six men who responded to an advertisement posted by undercover police on a website often used by prostitutes.”
“The locations prostitutes choose for this type of criminal activity vary and seldom remain the same for more than a couple of days at a time, which makes enforcement difficult,” Police Chief Jeffrey Leonard said in a statement.
Raymer's attorney, Wade Smith, issued a statement to ABC11 Friday:
"Mr. Raymer is very sorry for this lapse in judgment. He regrets deeply the pain he has caused his family, friends and fans. Mr. Raymer is grateful for the many expressions of support he has received."
Raymer, who won the 2004 World Series of Poker, was released on $1,000 bond, has a court appearance scheduled for April 18.