It was the same adult services website, the same deal, the same undercover cop and the same ending for a Hastings man arrested for hiring a prostitute for the second time in less than three months. He already faced the same charge from a nearly identical arrest.
The first incident took place in August.
The ad was part of a sting operation by the St. He met the officer in the hotel room, agreed to wear a condom and handed her the money, at which point she aled for assisting officers to move in and arrest him, the complaint said. In November, the department ran a similar back.
He agreed to pay for an hour with an escort, this time in an apartment, according to the complaint. The undercover officer recognized him from the first arrest, the complaint said.
He arrived, paid, agreed to use a condom and removed his pants and underwear — and the officer again gave the al for the bust. His first court appearance for both charges is scheduled for March Marino Eccher can be reached at Follow him at twitter. By Marino Eccher Pioneer Press.
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