CANAAN PROSTITUTION ARRESTS
This week, Canaan Police Officers began a prostitution investigation. In less than twenty-four hours, Canaan Police Officers arrested three men for prostitution. In each case, the men contacted undercover officers and offered to pay money for various sexual acts.
On Monday April 25, 2016 Canaan Police
Officers arrested Matthew E. Laramie, age 48 of Grantham, New Hampshire for one count of prostitution.
On Tuesday April 26, 2016 Canaan Police
Officers arrested Peter G. Bloomfield, age 55 of Enfield, New Hampshire for one count of prostitution.
Later in the evening, officers arrested Alan R. Lane, age 49 of Sharon, Vermont for one count of prostitution. After executing a search warrant of Lane’s vehicle, he was also charged with possession of drugs in a motor vehicle, a Class A Misdemeanor and Acts Prohibited – Possession of Oxycodone, a Class B Felony.
The prostitution charge is a Class B
Misdemeanor and they were each released on $7,500 personal recognizance bail with an arraignment scheduled for Monday July 11, 2016 in the 2nd Circuit Court- Lebanon.
The Canaan Police Department is committed to these types of investigations, as prostitution is a major component of human trafficking and drug use.
AUTHORIZED – SAMUEL W. FRANK, II CHIEF OF POLICE 603.523.7400