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  • Fred Willard Arrested for Lewd Conduct

    07/19/2012 2:49:14 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 59 replies
    TMZ ^ | JULY 19, 2012 | SATFF
    Fred Willard was arrested for lewd conduct last night in Hollywood when police allegedly caught him with his pants down in an adult movie theater ... TMZ has learned. According to law enforcement sources, LAPD undercover vice officers went into the Tiki Theater in Hollywood and found the 78-year-old "Anchorman" star watching last night's feature ... with his penis exposed and in his hand. We're told Willard was arrested around 8:45PM and booked for lewd conduct. It was a quick release -- we're told he was out of police custody a short while later. As for which movie Fred was...
  • Cops: Accused Prostitute Offered Undercover Officer Sex For Cheeseburgers Off McDonald's Dollar Menu

    04/02/2012 12:33:56 PM PDT · by trailhkr1 · 3,690 replies
    The Smoking Gun ^ | April 2, 2012 | The Smoking Gun
    Cops: Accused Prostitute Offered Undercover Officer Sex For Cheeseburgers Off McDonald's Dollar Menu The woman, the detective reported, replied that the pair “could go have sexual intercourse if I bought her two double cheese burgers off the dollar menu at McDonald’s.” The cop added, “I agreed to the deal and purchased the hamburgers for $2.75.”
  • EXCLUSIVE: 'Prostitution Free Corridors' Proposed

    05/19/2010 6:56:59 AM PDT · by laotzu · 13 replies · 469+ views
    WOAI ^ | 5/19/10 | Jim Forsyth
    San Antonio City Council will be asked today to create what are called ‘prostitution free corridors’ to crack down on the activity in areas where prostitutes are known to frequent. Southeast side Councilwoman Jennifer Ramos says the proposal, which will be floated before the council’s Governance Committee, would designate areas where police and law enforcement will focus on rooting out prostitution. “I want to see if there is a similar way we could attack prostitution, similar to the way we have attacked gang activity in certain parts of town,” Ramos said. Under the District Attorney’s successful gang injunction program, gang...
  • 34 charged in Craigslist prostitution sting

    09/15/2009 7:31:44 AM PDT · by floridaguy81 · 36 replies · 1,441+ views
    ABC Action News ^ | 09/15/2009 | FloridaGuy81
    34 men and women have been arrested in an undercover prostitution sting called "Operation Hot Date." Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd says undercover detectives talked to women who advertised themselves on Craigslist from Thursday through Saturday, September 10-12.
  • Topless Woman Propositions Man In Park -- And Who Gets Arrested?

    12/28/2007 11:53:43 AM PST · by jdm · 178 replies · 22,417+ views
    Captain's Quarters ^ | Dec. 28, 2007 | Ed Morrissey
    Police have a tough job, especially when it comes to vice-squad details. They have to keep areas free of predators in order to allow law-abiding citizens to enjoy public places. However, they also have to take care not to entrap people in behavior that they ordinarily wouldn't commit. In Columbus, Ohio, it seems very clear they crossed that line: Robin Garrison, an off-duty 42-year-old firefighter, was walking in Berliner Park in Columbus, Ohio, in May when he saw a woman sunbathing topless under a tree. He approached her and they started talking and getting comfortable, the woman smiling and resting...
  • Report: 6 Face Firing in Michigan Police Sex Scandal

    08/29/2007 4:47:26 PM PDT · by RDTF · 34 replies · 1,707+ views
    Foxnews.com ^ | August 29, 2007 | AP
    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Five police officers and another police employee could lose their jobs after being accused of having sex with a female dispatcher at police headquarters, The Grand Rapids Press reported Tuesday, citing an unnamed person close to the investigation. City Manager Kurt Kimball on Tuesday confirmed to The Associated Press he had suspended some workers without pay and ordered a discharge hearing for them at the recommendation of outgoing police Chief Harry Dolan. The workers last week had been suspended with pay. Kimball would not say why the employees were being disciplined, only that there was an...
  • What happens when a fake john meets a fake police officer?

    09/22/2006 10:55:47 AM PDT · by Cagey · 47 replies · 2,743+ views
    The Post-Standard ^ | 9-22-2006 | ROBERT A. BAKER
    A sting was nearly stung Thursday when a Syracuse police officer pretending to be a john met a suspected prostitute pretending to be a police officer. It began when a male undercover officer was flagged down in the 100 block of Lodi Street by a female on the street, said Sgt. Tom Connellan, a Syracuse police spokesman. Here's his account of what happened Thursday morning: The woman got in the car and the two went to a nearby parking lot to negotiate a price for sex. She asked the cop if he was a cop. The officer said "no." "That's...
  • Great Moments in Police Work (Texas City officer picked up in vice squad sting operation)

    04/13/2006 1:10:05 PM PDT · by weegee · 24 replies · 1,643+ views
    Houston Press ^ | Article Published Apr 13, 2006 | Richard Connelly
    Great Moments in Police Work Officers of the Texas City Police Department were conducting a prostitution sting April 4. Things were going well -- eventually six hookers were arrested, no doubt the first step toward forever eradicating the problem of prostitution on the Gulf Coast. Around midnight, according to police, the officers observed a Texas City PD patrol car pull up to one of the women posing as a working girl. TCPD officer Lee Marshall, a two-year veteran of the force, was later charged with the class B misdemeanor of solicitation of prostitution. The department is not talking about the...
  • "Legal nightmare" ends as vice cop who strayed agrees to retire

    08/05/2005 4:47:38 PM PDT · by MRMEAN · 11 replies · 541+ views
    The Seatlle Times ^ | June 25 | By Christine Clarridge
    Former King County vice cop Dan Ring admits he's no choirboy. When police started scrutinizing his personal lifestyle and his professional habits, they found no shortage of reasons for raised eyebrows.George Daniel Ring Jr. — a detective with the King County Sheriff's Office for 26 years — obscured the line between his personal and professional lives more than a few times during his years in vice. He dated strippers, used his unmarked police car to visit a dancer in Canada, counted a madam among his friends and married an escort he'd dated for years."I'm sorry. I have a weakness for...
  • Man Arrested for Posing as Gynecologist

    11/24/2004 10:33:16 AM PST · by presidio9 · 75 replies · 1,813+ views
    Associated Press ^ | Wednesday, November 24, 2004
    A Texas man has been sentenced to four years in prison for posing as a gynecologist (search) — with an office in a self-storage complex. Authorities in Dallas launched an undercover investigation after seeing an ad in a weekly newspaper offering free medical care. A prosecutor set up the undercover sting with an investigator posing as a patient and using a hidden camera. They say Thomas Remo wore a scrub shirt and had some medical equipment in the small kitchen of the storage facility office where he worked.
  • Hookers are using the Internet to keep tabs on undercover cops

    08/23/2004 12:26:45 PM PDT · by esryle · 13 replies · 1,517+ views
    CLAYTON, Mo. -- Hookers are using the Internet to keep tabs on undercover cops. Police departments have used computers for years, but now the oldest profession is going high-tech. St. Louis County vice-squad commander Rick Battelle said he was shocked to find his cell-phone number listed on a hookers-only Web site. Undercover police use mobile phones to set up sting operations. But some of those phone numbers were listed in the database. The hookers' computer files also included the names used by undercover officers and details about their unmarked cars. St. Louis area officers discovered the hookers' Internet database on...
  • Park Still A Hotbed For Illicit (Homosexual) Sex

    08/07/2004 10:34:39 PM PDT · by ambrose · 66 replies · 2,199+ views
    Park Still A Hotbed For Illicit Sex Threatened Crackdown So Far Has Little Effect August 7, 2004 By GARY LIBOW, Courant Staff Writer HADDAM -- Word of an impending police undercover crackdown on illicit sexual activity at Seven Falls State Park doesn't appear to have deterred gay men looking for an encounter. On Friday at 3 p.m., men sat in two vehicles in the lower parking lot of the state park, located just over the Haddam-Middletown border. On Thursday afternoon, several cars were parked alongside Route 154 as well as in the lower lot. Resident Trooper Jim Connelly said that...
  • Man Claims Right To Videotape Couples Having Sex In Park

    07/09/2003 9:26:10 AM PDT · by mhking · 251 replies · 7,160+ views
    STAMFORD, Conn. -- A Greenwich man who was arrested on charges that he videotaped couples having sex in a Greenwich park claims he has a right to videotape because he was in a public place. Court papers said Robert Berwick has pleaded not guilty to breach of peace and voyeurism charges for allegedly secretly videotaping people in Bruce Park and other areas of town. Prosecutors said even visitors to a public park can expect some privacy if their acts are not in plain view. The lawyer who is representing Berwick said a park is different from a home or a...