On Monday June 10th, the Department’s Street Crimes Unit, a combined unit of the Gang Unit and Street Narcotics, conducted a “Quality of Life: operation concentrating on prostitution and drug activity. This is part of the Department’s ongoing effort to aggressively combat all quality of life issues in the city. During the operation a male detective posed as a “John”, which is a term commonly used to describe individuals that are seeking out prostitutes to engage in sexual conduct for a fee.
The following were charged with Sexual Conduct for a Fee
Maria Cerullo, 46, Lawrence
Sherry Silvester, 44, Lawrence
Arelete Julien, 38, Methuen
Richard Dunn, 60, North Andover (Solicitation)
Arrested on Outstanding Arrest Warrants
Nicole Connor, 24, Salisbury (2 warrants: Sexual Conduct for a fee)
Emily McCann, 41, Homeless (1 warrant Sexual Conduct for a fee)
Charged with Drug Possession
Clarice Holiday, 40, Tewksbury
Nora Dansereau, 27, Concord NH
As always the public is encourage to contact the Department with any issues that adversely affect the quality of life for the residents of Lawrence.