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ABERDEEN HOLDS PROSTITUTION EMPHASIS

January 31, 2012

The Aberdeen Police Department held a prostitution emphasis over the weekend after receiving complaints from citizens and local businesses. Captain John Green tells KXRO that officers had confirmed that it appeared there was an increase in prostitution in downtown Aberdeen.

Over the three day period officers made 14 contacts that resulted in 12 total arrests. Officers arrested 5 males ages 30-72 for soliciting a prostitute and made 7 charges of conducting prostitution against four females ages 22-34.

Officers were also able to clear a felony arrest warrant for drugs and three other misdemeanor arrests.

An additional arrest was made inAberdeenon Monday involving a 43 year old Elma man and a 26 year old Elma female.

Green says that Aberdeen Police will continue to do unannounced sweeps in the area.

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