8 Arrested in Colonie Prostitution Sting


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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