Police say they conducted the operation last week after noting an increase in the amount of young women engaged in online prostitution. A police officer posted a fake ad on different websites, such as Craigslist, posing as a year-old girl.
Police say they received many responses but that five men quickly became the focus of the investigation. In just four days, police say the officer exchanged hundreds of s with the men and arranged for them to meet at local hotels to exchange sexual services with the girl.
Pierre Bourdages. The men each face charges of using a computer to communicate with a person believed to be under the age of 18 for the purpose of engaging in prostitution:. The men have since been released on conditions and are due to appear in Halifax provincial court on April 2. Police have charged five men following an underage sex sting in Halifax.
Police arrested the men as they showed up at the hotels. The men each face charges of using a computer to communicate with a person believed to be under the age of 18 for the purpose of engaging in prostitution: Mitchell Gary Kays-Rose, 25, of Halifax Alan Tek, 29, of Halifax Peter Lee White, 39, of Halifax Donald William Moore, 43, of Shubenacadie Pierre Rick Joseph Simon, 57, of Hilden Police say Kays-Rose has also been charged with possession of a controlled substance.
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