Saturday, June 01, 2002
17 arrested in prostitution sting
Fifteen men were arrested Thursday on charges that they offered to pay a female undercover police officer for sex; two women were arrested for offering sex to male undercover officers in exchange for payment, police said Friday.
The sting was conducted along East Avenue and Sycamore Street in response to citizens' prostitution complaints.
Officers from vice, Problem-Oriented Policing and Community-Oriented Policing participated.