LAS VEGAS (AP) - Las Vegas police say they have compiled a
top-50 list of Sin City's most notorious prostitutes, and are using
it as a list to aggressively crack down on repeat offenders.
Lt. Karen Hughes says the list took authorities two years to
compile with the names of women who have the lengthiest
prostitution-related criminal records in the county.
Authorities say 13 women on the list were arrested during Super
Bowl weekend, within days of police beginning their new crackdown.
Police say 24 of the 50 women were arrested between Jan. 28 and
Feb. 13, all on misdemeanor charges.
Hughes says the goal of the list is to stop a revolving door of
But critics say the move may be overly aggressive at a time when
some lawmakers are considering legalizing prostitution.