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DATE/TIME: Thursday, July 29th, 2004 / 05:30 PM
SUBJECT:PROSTITUTION SWEEP RESULTS

Today, members of the Department’s Vice Squad – with assistance from New York State Police CNET-Capitol – conducted a prostitution sweep in the Hamilton Hill and Central State Street neighborhoods. This initiative was part of a continuing effort to combat prostitution activity in the city and improve the quality of life in these neighborhoods.

This initiative produced 5 arrests for “Prostitution”:

* Peggy Below, 38, Schenectady

* Patricia Clay, 45, Schenectady

* Cheryl Goss, 39, Amsterdam (arrested on 6/23/04 during similar sweep)

* Susan Keehner, 34, Schenectady

* Bernadette Sousa, 36, Schenectady