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Las Vegas Police Officer Arrested for Prostitution-Related Offenses

According to a press release issued by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, a police officer was arrested in October for Soliciting Prostitution and Loitering for the Purposes of Prostitution. Police did not reveal the details of the arrest, nor did they provide an explanation for the delay of nearly two months in releasing this information.

Las Vegas bills itself a city where “anything goes” and “what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas.” However, if you are arrested for Prostitution related offenses, in Las Vegas, that is not the case. Las Vegas has multiple different statutes and ordinances that prohibit prostitution and prostitution related activity. Which laws apply will depend on the area where you are contacted. For instance, a prostitution arrest on the Las Vegas Strip will be prosecuted in Justice Court under the Nevada Revised Statutes and County Codes. However, a prostitution arrest in the Downtown Area will be prosecuted in Municipal Court under the City Ordinances.

A conviction for soliciting prostitution or another prostitution related offense can have substantial effects on your personal and professional lives. A prostitution conviction can be damaging to your professional reputation and devastating to your personal relationships. If you or someone you know has been arrested or charged with a prostitution related offense in Las Vegas, contact the knowledgeable and experienced criminal defense lawyers at Brown Law Offices. Our criminal defense attorneys can help. We will analyze the facts of your case, develop the most aggressive defense strategy possible and protect your legal rights.