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Alleged Prostitution Bust Made at Wayne Hotels

Passaic County Sheriff's Office conducted a sweep after receiving complaints from its Text-a-Tip program indicating women were allegedly using rooms for prostitution.

Six women were charged with solicitation of prostitution after the Passaic County Sheriff’s Office conducted a sweep of hotels throughout the county on Wednesday.

The Sheriff’s Office received complaints from its Text-a-Tip program indicating alleged prositition was occurring at several hotels, according to a statement released Thursday by Passaic County Sheriff Richard Berdnik.

Five women were arrested from three hotels, including two in Wayne.

Aschli Victoria, 19, of Laurelton, N.Y. was arrested at the Kings Inn on Route 46. Alexis Troupakies, 22, of New York City, Jessica Copeland, 24, of Bronx, N.Y., and Jamie Proctor, 27, of Lyndhurst, Ohio, were arrested at the FairBridge Inn on Route 46.

The fifth woman, Xu Rong Xia, 29, of China, was arrested at the Howard Johnson Hotel on Route 3 in Clifton. She stated she is living at an unknown location in Flushing, N.Y., the Sheriff's Office said.

All the women, expect for Xia, were charged and released, the Sheriff's Office said. Xia could not be positively identified and could not provide a physical address and was lodged at the Passaic County Jail in lieu of $2,500 bail.

The Passaic County Internet Crime Unit, Bureau of Narcotics and Gang Intelligence Unit conducted the sweep.

“It is essential that prostitution laws are aggressively enforced. Generally speaking, prostitution leads to additional criminal activity such as narcotics trafficking,” Berdnik said in a statement. “I commend the detectives involved in this detail and subsequent arrests.”

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Michelle January 17, 2013 at 07:41 PM
No Way! Kings Inn?? I always thought that place was a 4 star hotel! I'm shocked! *sarcasm*
Elizabeth Taylor January 17, 2013 at 08:01 PM
I like how the first girl was smiling in her mug shot. Her mother must be so proud.
Elizabeth Taylor January 17, 2013 at 08:10 PM
The Kings Inn needs the Wayne Wrecking Ball along with 4 star hotel next to Izumi on Route 23
Bobtwo January 17, 2013 at 10:26 PM
Next thing you know they will be porn stares making millions, respected as artists and the kids will be looking up to them. Great country.
Rod Stiffington January 18, 2013 at 02:19 AM
I wonder if any of the those girls had any specials going on?
Dory Degen January 18, 2013 at 05:17 AM
i know! like everyone has known this for years and years about these hotels. hello!
George January 18, 2013 at 12:46 PM
Hey Elizabeth...those are some of our best ratables in town!
leanbean January 18, 2013 at 03:35 PM
We are in hard times. They were only trying to make ends meet :)
DaveG January 18, 2013 at 04:03 PM
Guys actually paid them?????
Scondo January 18, 2013 at 04:41 PM
I saw no mention of "guys"
unrealthistown January 18, 2013 at 05:07 PM
Great now we have the Passaic county sherriff and Wayne pd patrolling our town I wonder if we can get the William Paterson college to join in.....great whats that 200+ police officers patrolling Wayne.. Nice to see they are cutting commercial real estate taxes and raising residential .......Wayne residents are really getting the shaft here
Dr. Luvstick January 18, 2013 at 06:02 PM
Does this mean my giftcard will not be honored?
Massage January 18, 2013 at 06:42 PM
Now if we could get Cedar Grove PD to shut down what goes on in that town that would be great! Wayne set a good example.
Moira January 18, 2013 at 08:06 PM
Where's the arrest of the pimp? the johns? Both are necessary parts of the prostitution equation. It's always the women who are arrested.
Par4theCourse January 18, 2013 at 09:24 PM
The guy with the stars on his collar, is he one of the ho's too?
unrealthistown January 18, 2013 at 09:46 PM
I guess Wayne PD does not have the capability to handle an arrest like this, They needed the help from the Passaic County Sheriffs department
KrisTee January 19, 2013 at 12:48 AM
ITS DEFINETLY AN ELECTION YEAR !!! Where has this Sheriff been when Wayne had all the break ins? WHERE ???
Elizabeth Taylor January 19, 2013 at 02:11 PM
The Sheriffs Dept made this arrest because they got it from their text a tip program. Wayne PD does not have this. Do you really think that the Sheriffs dept is going to call Wayne PD up and say "hey we got a tip do you want the arrest or should we do it?"
unrealthistown January 20, 2013 at 01:33 AM
Yes.....Last time I checked the sheriff handles issues related to the county Jail,,,transporting convicts and handling the courts, We have more then enough police to handle the job especially a bunch of 2.00 low level prostitutes that they called them and created there own sting that's why no johns were arrested
Chess Boardman January 20, 2013 at 01:34 AM
Yea , it's the ends they were makin meet thats the problem
lovethetunes January 21, 2013 at 01:58 AM
You should be happy your police officers are doing their job!! Talk about disrespect! NO wonder some children do not know right from wrong today!
stephen January 22, 2013 at 06:20 PM
unrealthistown you are so critical of everybody from behind a computer. get a life.... all you do is sit here and attack people for doing their jobs. you need some mew hobbies or to perhaps go release some pent up tension there big guy.....
Ba Ba Booie January 26, 2013 at 01:48 PM
Some of these Ladies R from the LEE family , Ug , Home & Beast , Their goes some CASH paying Guests @ local Hotels , Lite up the VACANT Sign , Get out the bleach
JustSayin February 04, 2013 at 07:22 PM
So sick of people speakin on what you don't know!! They aren't even concerned with human trafficking its such a low priority an so stupid,.. Where r there victims in this crime? An did u know if u DON'T HAVE CONDOMS ur more likely to beat it... But they worry about girls who do protect the world from exchanging nastiness!!! An again doesn't there have to be a victim!? Noooo they exaggerate on the importance that it influences the drug traffick world... Where? What girl do u kno trafficking drugs allong with her snatch hahaha so ridiculous... No doin there job would be seeing something wrong an enforcing the law not setting one end of the equation up! While the johns an everyone else moves on the next girl... How would any of these girl become anything else of they could?! With out bein judged!? Maybe helpin these girls would be doin their Fuckin job!

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