517.02  DETENTION OF PERSON IN PLACE OF PROSTITUTION.
   (a)   No person shall by any means keep, hold, detain or restrain any person in a house of prostitution or other place where prostitution is practiced or allowed; shall, directly or indirectly, keep, hold, detain or restrain or attempt to keep, hold, detain or restrain, in any house of prostitution or other place where prostitution is practiced or allowed, any person by any means, for the purpose of compelling such person, directly or indirectly, to pay, liquidate or cancel any debt, dues or obligations incurred or said to have been incurred by such person.
   (b)   Whoever violates this section shall, for a first offense, be guilty of a misdemeanor if the person so kept, held, detained or restrained under this section is not a minor.  (WVaC 61-8-6)