Fall River police arrest 8 on prostitution charges

Fall River police arrest 8 on prostitution charges

FALL RIVER, Mass. (WPRI) – Fall River police on Monday announced the arrests of eight men as part of an undercover investigation into prostitution in the area of North Main Street.

The Fall River Police Department’s Vice and Intelligence Unit said it launched the investigation after receiving complaints from area residents and businesses.

The men were arrested on the night of Sept. 29 after police say they solicited a female undercover police officer.

The following men were charged with sexual conduct for pay:

  • John McCauley, 64, of Fall River
  • Jason Almeida, 38, of Fall River
  • Elizeu Mota, 38, of Fall River
  • Jordan Camara, 21, of Fall River
  • Paulo Silva, 20, of Fall River
  • Jovani Rodriguez, 20, of Fall River
  • Louis Vertentes, 47, of Somerset
  • Jeremy Wood, 29, of Fall River