Drug, prostitution bust in Aurora


Police had been looking into alleged prostitution activities being advertised on the website Craigslist.

Arrested were Denise Hartung, Kathleen Bartlett, Thomas Prater, Eric Hawkins and Jose Espinoza.

Hartung and Bartlett are charged with prostitution and unlawful possession of a controlled substance. Prater is charged with keeping a house of prostitution and pandering. Hawkins is charged with pandering and Espinoza is charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.

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