Lakewood police said Friday that several local residents were charged following a sting targeting prostitutes who advertise online to perform services at local hotels.
Three women were arrested, including Joanna Curcio, 50, of Toms River, Billie Lee Foster, 32, of Toms River, and Aryn Montague, 27, of Beachwood.
All three were charged with promoting prostitution. Additionally, Foster was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and Montague was charged with possession of a hypodermic needle.
The sting was conducted March 24 and announced in a press release late Friday.