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Women arrested in Utica for prostitution after placing ad online
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Utica Police say three Syracuse-area women are facing prostitution charges after placing ads online.
Police have charged 32-year-old Imee Grinno of Baldwinsville with prostitution after they say she placed a personal ad on a website known as 'backpage.com' and offering escort/prostitution services.
Investigators say Grinno placed the ad in 'uticabackpage.com' under the listing of "In the MOOD for some SPICY ASIAN" Grinno is accused of offering 'full-service' sex for $180.00.
20-year-old Lamirror Kilgore and 19-year-old Mariah Handford were also arrested.
It is alleged that placed an ad in "uticabackpage.com" under the listing of "I'm 19,Tiff Is 21; Have Her or Me; What The Hell Take Both!! WE'RE IN UTICA 1NIGHT ONLY;). Both women offered to perform sexual acts in exchanged for $280.00, police say.
Police say all of the arrests occurred at the Red Roof Inn in North Utica.
Police say these arrests are part of an on-going investigation by UPD into these types of ads being placed.