10 arrested in undercover ‘John Sting’ in Central Falls

By News Staff


Central Falls Police arrested 10 people during an undercover “John Sting”.

On Wednesday, three female police officers posed as prostitutes and 7 men were arrested for soliciting from a motor vehicle for indecent purposes: Peter Lust (35) of East Providence, RI; Lucien LeClerc (53) of Burrillville, RI; Michael King (21) of Seekonk; Robert Bowman (26) of Pawtucket, RI; Andrew Byrnes (77) of Narragansett, RI; Jose Barragan (72) of Lincoln, RI; Herbert Walmsley (47) of Central Falls, RI.

3 others were arrested for procurement of sexual conduct for a fee: Anastacio Tavares (53) of Pawtucket, RI; Victor Carrion (65) of Pawtucket, RI; Irlando Barros (55) of Central Falls.

All were arraigned and given court dates next month.

© WLNE-TV 2015