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Alaska mayor pleads guilty to soliciting prostitution

 

February 7, 2019



KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) – A mayor in southeast Alaska received a 10-day suspended jail sentence after pleading guilty to soliciting prostitution.

Klawock Mayor Lawrence Armour pleaded guilty to the misdemeanor charge Wednesday in court on Prince of Wales Island, the Ketchikan Daily News reported .

The 36-year-old mayor electronically sent $400 to a woman on New Year’s Day, asking her to come to his residence for sex, according to court documents. Craig police obtained a copy of their communication on Facebook Messenger.

“The person took the money and just kept the money,”Ketchikan Di...



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