Aberdeen Prostitution Emphasis Patrols Net 12

ABERDEEN, Wash. – The “oldest profession” appears to be returning to downtown Aberdeen. Police Captain John Green tells us after confirming reports of heightened prostitution, a weekend emphasis netted 12 arrests for both soliciting and conducting prostitution. Green said his department received complaints from citizens and local businesses about apparent prostitution occurring primarily in the downtown corridor. Officers arrested 5 for soliciting a prostitute and made 7 charges of conducting prostitution against four females. Green said officers were also able to clear a felony arrest warrant for drugs and three other misdemeanor arrests.