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Published July 10, 2012, 08:36 PM

Prostitution Arrests Becoming Routine in ND Oil Town

WATFORD CITY, N.D. (AP) — Watford City police say prostitution arrests are becoming a routine part of police work in the city.

By: Associated Press,

WATFORD CITY, N.D. (AP) — Watford City police say prostitution arrests are becoming a routine part of police work in the city.

The Bismarck Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/OqNXDh ) that a New York woman was arrested last week.

Watford City Police Chief Slade Herfindahl says it was the eighth prostitution arrest in the community this year. The chief says prostitution is a growing problem in the oil patch.

Herfindahl says his department is planning a reverse operation in an attempt to arrest prostitution customers.


Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.

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