DATE/TIME: Friday, May 23rd, 2008 / 11:03 AM
SUBJECT:Prostitution Sweep

Members of the Schenectady Police Departments Special Investigations Unit in conjunction with the New York State Police conducted a prostitution sweep on State Street and Albany Street areas of Hamilton Hill in the early morning hours of May 22, 2008.

Arrested for prostitution were Faith Maria Wilson 21, of Merchant Rd Ganesvoort NY, Crystal Lee Redcross 31, of Saratoga NY, Susan Acquasanta 36 of Craig St Schenectady NY, Antoinette Ly Bestvina 42 of Lafayette St Schenectady NY, and Dekida Gwenette Hamler 36 of Willette St Schenectady NY. In addition to prostitution Melissa Jo Alolafi 23 of State St Schenectady NY was also charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance.

All are scheduled to appear in Schenectady Police Court at a later date.