44 Arrested in Prostitution Crackdown

tapinto.net - 08-14


PATERSON, NJ - A major crackdown on prostitution by the Paterson Police Department led to 44 arrests on Tuesday. According to Paterson Public Safety Director Jerry Speziale, the operation came in response to numerous complaints about prostitutes loitering in the area of Van Houten and East 18th Street. The report reads that the women would solicit passersby for sexual acts in exchange for cash “at all times of the day and night.”