To set up the sting, detectives called phone s listed in the escort advertisements on the website www. Pat Claus said.
Police allege that all four women who met with the undercover officer agreed to engage in sexual activity in exchange for money. Anderson also was arrested on suspicion of possessing methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.
Genia, 29, no permanent address. Genia also was arrested on suspicion of marijuana possession and driving under suspension. Claus said police have received recurring reports of prostitutes operating at numerous hotels in Fargo, but not at Motel 6.
But the motel has decided to allow stings to take place there in an effort to deter prostitution and other crimes, he said. In February, Fargo police arrested three men in a sting that targeted prostitution customers, sometimes referred to as johns. Police have faced criticism for devoting resources to targeting prostitution, but they continue to see it linked to other crimes such as robbery, extortion and felonious restraint, Claus said.
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