Nine men were arrested Wednesday by The Codiac Regional RCMP for attempting to buy services from sex trade workers.

RCMP

Police were in Moncton the area of Dufferin and St. George Streets on Wednesday. Individuals from seven different communities were arrested, said the RCMP. The ages ranged from 19-years-old to 74-years-old.

  • 19-year-old, Moncton
  • 68-year-old, Moncton
  • 66-year-old, Shediac,
  • 55-year-old, Dieppe
  • 72-year-old, Dieppe
  • 74-year-old, Hillsborough
  • 62-year-old, Midgic
  • 47-year-old, Sussex
  • 57-year-old, Riverview

The Codiac RCMP is actively working to stop "johns" from attempting to buy services from sex trade workers in public places," says Inspector Luc Breton, Codiac Regional RCMP. "The public can help us by calling police or Crime Stoppers if they see activity in their neighbourhoods that could be related to soliciting sexual services. It especially helps if they're able to provide descriptions of vehicles and licence plate numbers."

The men promised to appear in Moncton Provincial Court on August 25, 2017. They were released after their arrest, said the RCMP.