October 18, 2019
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Five arrested in connection with Freeport prostitution sting

FREEPORT, Maine — Five men were arrested Tuesday and charged with engaging a prostitute following an investigation conducted by Freeport police and other law enforcement agencies.

Police arrested John Driscoll, 65, of Falmouth; Kenneth Fairbanks, 56, of Lisbon Falls; Jerry Hardy, 49, of Topsham; Joseph Lacroix, 28, of Topsham; and Hoang Nguyen, 33, of Portland, according to a release.

The arrests were made between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., according to an email from Freeport Police Lt. Susan Nourse. She declined to name the specific location or release details of the operation.

The Yarmouth, Gorham and Portland police departments, Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office, Maine Fusion Center and the Department of Homeland Security assisted with the investigation, according to Nourse.

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