DATE/TIME: Friday, May 17th, 2013 / 04:00 PM
SUBJECT:Prostitution Sting

The Schenectady Police Department made three arrests during a prostitution sweep that was conducted Thursday night (05-16-13). Arrested and charged were:

* Pamela Crippen, age 50,

* Adika Cummings, age 31,

* Ashley Hoemyer, age 23.

All three women are residents of the City of Schenectady. All three were charged with one count of Prostitution, a Class B misdemeanor. All three were arraigned this morning by the sitting magistrate. This sweep was the first of many sweeps that will be conducted this summer targeting both prostitutes and their customers. The sweep was conducted by members of the Schenectady Police Departmentís Special Investigations Unit, Directed Patrol Unit and members of the New York State Police.