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DATE/TIME: Thursday, March 28th, 2005 / 04:10 PM
SUBJECT:8 WOMEN ARRESTED IN PROSTITUTION SWEEP

Eight Schenectady women were arrested today on misdemeanor prostitution charges during a sweep that was conducted in the Hamilton Hill neighborhood. This initiative was part of the Department’s continuing effort to combat prostitution activity and improve the quality of life in the city.

Charged with “Prostitution” were:

* Janette Civitello, 37, Homeless

* Cindy Fitzpatrick, 32, Homeless, also charged with the misdemeanor of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance-7th degree for possessing crack cocaine

* Judith Hasselbach, 25, 1589 Van Vranken Avenue

* Tracy Ireland, 42, 100 Degraff Street

* Shanoah Jones, 24, 16 Western Parkway

* Michelle Lasher, 32, 364 Kings Road

* Catherine Pritchard, 43, 906 Congress Street

Charged with “Loitering for the purpose of engaging in a prostitution offense” was:

* Angelic Constantino, 35, Homeless, also wanted on a bench warrant out of Mayfield