Salem Police: Motel manager arrested for promoting prostitution

SALEM, Ore. (AP) A 25-year-old motel manager is jailed in Marion County, accused of providing free motel rooms for prostitution in exchange for sexual favors.

Salem Police Lt. Steve Birr says Christopher Butler was arrested Monday for promoting prostitution at the Phoenix Inn and other charges.

Butler was booked into Marion County Correctional Facility. His next court date is July 24.

Police say the motel's corporate management cooperated fully with the investigation.