8 Arrested in Colonie Prostitution Sting

posted by WGY News - 

FROM THE COLONIE POLICE:

On Wednesday the Colonie Police Department, with assistance from the New York State Police, conducted an investigation into prostitution related activities in the Town of Colonie.  

Undercover investigators utilized on-line websites and/or social media platforms to arrange meetings at location(s) within the Town of Colonie.  

Five men were arrested for Patronizing a Prostitute and three women were arrested for Prostitution after agreeing to pay or receive money for sexual acts.

Recent intelligence from town residents/businesses, tips to the Capital Region Crime Stoppers and media reporting of similar activity in other local jurisdictions led to this investigation being conducted. 

Photos: Colonie Police Dept.

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