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Prostitution, Weapons Charges Levied After LPD Sting

Police reportedly found a stun gun by the nightstand in alleged prostitute’s hotel room.

Prostitution, Weapons Charges Levied After LPD Sting


As alleged prostitutes go, this one was a real stunner.

That assessment has nothing to do with the way she looked, and everything to do with what police found when they looked at her nightstand: a stun gun.

Shortly after 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 19, Lexington Police carried out a prostitution sting at a hotel on Bedford Street. Previously, investigators had found an online advertisement saying an alleged prostitute was staying—and working—there, a police spokesman said.

An arrangement was set up and, as a result of the sting, Caitlynn Leigh Spaulding, 23, of 368 Essex St., Saugus, was arrested and charged with prostitution, possession of a stun gun and a warrant out of Gloucester for receiving stolen property.  

According to the incident report, during the arresting action, police found a stun gun by the nightstand next to the bed in Spaulding’s hotel room.

Information in this report was provided by the Lexington Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.

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