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Paterson cops arrest 33 men and women in prostitution sweep

By Jonathan Greene
Published: April 13, 2018

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The police arrested 33 alleged prostitutes and johns in a sweep throughout the city on Thursday, according to police director Jerry Speziale.

Authorities picked up 22 women. 17 of the women are from Paterson and 5 from Little Falls, Elmwood Park, Bergenfield, West New York, and Vineland.

10 johns were arrested. 6 are from Paterson, 2 from Clifton, 1 from the Bronx, and 1 from Garfield, authorities said.

Authorities said a Totowa man posed as a female prostitute and solicited a police officer. Police used under cover detectives to conduct the sweep.


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