A 32-year-old Lebanon woman was arrested Wednesday on charges of prostitution as the result of a sting operation conducted by local police. According to Lebanon police, detectives became aware of an online advertisment on the website backpage.com by a woman offering to perform sexual activities for a fee.
Detectives responded to the ad and arranged to meet the woman at a local hotel.
When a detective met the woman – identified as 32-year-old Tiffany Richardson of Lebanon – she agreed to perform a sexual act in exchange for money, and was subsequently arrested and charged with prostitution. Richardson was processed at the Lebanon Police Department and released on $2,500 dollars personal recognizance bail, and is due Lebanon District Court on May 23.
Prostitution is a Class A Misdemeanor, punishable by up to one year and jail and a fine of up to $2,000 dollars.