Prostitution sting nets 6 arrests

November 12, 1993

Five men, including one from Ohio, and a woman were arrested Tuesday night in a prostitution sting in Brooklyn Park that began because of citizens complaints, county police said.

The operation, which ran from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. along Ritchie Highway near 9th and 10th streets, included male undercover officers soliciting business from prostitutes and female officers posing as prostitutes.

Caroline Susan Dehaven, 19, of the 900 block of Patapsco Ave., was charged with one count of prostitution.

Charged with solicitation for prostitution were: Ernest Paul Lasky, 52, of Canfield, Ohio; Stanley Joesph Sobotka, 41, of Bel Air; Reginald Bernard Walker, 25, of Glen Burnie; Curtis Byram Andrews Jr., 20, of Baltimore; and Robert Lee Orem, 38, of Baltimore.

Woman robbed during ride to airport

A Baltimore woman who accepted a ride to the airport Wednesday afternoon from a man she did not know was robbed of her purse in Ferndale, county police said.

Alice Faye Gray, 27, of the 1100 block of Leadenhall St., said she was riding to Baltimore-Washington Internation Airport in a blue Ford van driven by a man she did not know.

The woman told police the man stopped at the corner of Magnolia Avenue and Baltimore-Annapolis Boulevard in Ferndale, pushed her from the van and kept her purse.

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