5 arrested in a prostitution sting in Norton

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NORTON, MASS (WLNE) – Police arrest five men after a prostitution sting that took place at the South Washington street, Extended Stay America Hotel. 

According to police, detectives placed advertisements on websites that offered escort services and individuals looking to engage in sexual activity. 

An undercover officer arranged the meetings with the defendants and answered texts regarding sex for a fee. 

Five subjects who answered the ads were arrest and charged with sexual conduct for a fee, solicitation for prostitution and attempt to commit a crime. 

All subjects were arraigned in Attleboro District Court on Monday 5/13/2019. 

The following five individuals were arrested: 

  • Kristopher Costa, 43, Taunton MA
  • Phillip Havener, 33, Taunton MA
  • Brady Michael Landers, 33, Amesbury MA
  • Junior Galvao, 35, Brockton MA
  • David Bernier, 32, New Bedford MA

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