(WPRI) — Fall River police arrested nine men Friday evening who they say tried to solicit an undercover female officer for sex.
Police said they launched the investigation after receiving complaints from residents and businesses about prostitution in the area of North Main at Pine Street and South Main at Park Street.
The nine men, nearly all of them from southeastern Massachusetts, were charged with pay for sexual conduct:
- Pablo Ariosto Crespo-Carabajo, 33, of Fall River
- Jerome Kiner, 34, of Fall River
- Luis Furtado, 66, of Fall River
- Jessie Furtado, 27, of Fall River
- Cory Carreiro, 27, of Somerset
- Robert Manchester Jr., 34, of Fall River
- Carlos Manuel Teixeira-Andrade, 24, of Fall River
- Luis Costa, 55, of Tiverton
- Jinson-Carlos Erraez-Carmona, 25, of Fall River