18 charged in hooker sweeps

A two-day prostitution sweep netted 18 arrests in Lowertown and Vanier, but Ottawa Police say it’s not an issue specific to downtown neighbourhoods. “We find prostitution across the city,” said Insp. Uday Jaswal. “A lot of it is driven by poverty, addiction.” Police arrested 18 women Wednesday and Thursday, laying 44 charges. Prostitution isn’t illegal, […]