Utica, NY (WIBX) - Utica police arrested several women for alleged prostitution.The Utica Police Special Operations Unit recently conducted an investigation to combat prostitution in the area. The operation, which included officers posing as potential clients uncovered the illegal activities and several arrests were made.

According to officials, 29-year old Adrianne Licano, 33-year old Cherrin Roberts, 53-year old Cynthia Messina and 31-year old Beverly Horning were all charged with Prostitution and Loitering for the Purpose of Prostitution.The suspects are to appear in Utica City Court at a later date to face the charges.