KITTERY — A South Portland woman and a Biddeford woman were arrested Wednesday as the result of an undercover prostitution sting conducted by the Kittery Police Department.
Kittery’s Interim Police Chief Ted Short said three women were arrested following separate solicitation for sex attempts at a Kittery hotel.
Short refused to identify the hotel but said an undercover police officer used advertisements he found on two Internet sites – Backpage and Craigslist – to meet the women.
Amy Boutin, 34, of Biddeford and 30-year-old Nedra Levasseur of South Portland were each charged with engaging in prostitution, possession of a scheduled drug, and violations of conditions of release. Ryanne McCann, 26, of Rollingsford, N.H. was charged with engaging in prostitution, according to Short.
“We want to send a strong message that this type of activity is not going to be tolerated in Kittery and those violating laws relating to prostitution will face criminal prosecution,” Short said in a statement.