Mount Vernon, New York, May 25, 2012– A thirty-five year old City woman was arraigned this past Friday on Prostitution charges after soliciting sex for money from an undercover Mount Vernon Police Detective.
“Neighborhood residents a right in complaining about this kind of activity”, said Mayor Ernest D. Davis. “We’re going to crack down hard on quality of life offenders until they get it that we won’t tolerate this kind of activity in Mount Vernon”.
- Jameelah Proffet Arrested on Prostitution Charge
Detectives, acting on complaints from area residents regarding prostitution activity established surveillance in the area of Vista Place and W. 1st Street. After observing potential prostitution activity an undercover detective was deployed as a potential customer.
Jameelah Proffet of 55 Sheridan Ave. approached the undercover detective and offered to perform a sexual act in exchange for money. Proffet was arrested at the scene and charged with Prostitution.