For Immediate Release: 5/17/2017 11:28 pm
Worcester, MA (May 17, 2017) – On Wednesday, May 17, 2017, members of the WPD Vice Squad set up under cover surveillance in the Main South area in their continued effort to combat open air drug dealing and to also address the persistent prostitution problem for the area.
The undercover officers began their activities early this morning. At approximately 6:25 AM, a female officer acting as decoy was approached by a male that offered her sex for a fee. During the next three hours the undercover officer was approached by 6 men in total that offered her money for sex. The last arrest was made at approximately 9:30 AM.
The following suspects were placed under arrest and charged with Sex for a Fee.
Ali Alhajjo, 47-years-old of 215 Beacon Street, Worcester.
Kwame Antwiagyei, 60-years-old of 80 Stanton Street, Worcester.
Joquin Valladares, 55-years-old of 38 Clifton Street, Worcester.
Stephen Obeng, 62-years-old of 45 grand Street, Worcester.
Jeffrey Vega, 34-years-old of 342 Lincoln Street, Marlborough.
Jesus Santana, 61-years-old of 15 Laurel Street, Worcester.
All six men were transported to police headquarters for processing and then taken to Worcester Central District Court for arraignment.