Stratford Roommates Advertised Prostitution Online: Police

Stratford Roommates Advertised Prostitution Online: Police Stratford Police

Two Stratford roommates who are accused of advertising prostitution on Backpage.com were arrested on prostitution and drugs charges after raids at their home, police said.

Police said they searched 295 First Ave. in September and again on Nov. 28 and arrested Ariel Perry, 46, and Kathleen Cox, 31.

They were advertising prostitution on Backpage.com and are accused of using their home for prostitution and to sell heroin and cocaine, according to police.

During the search, detectives seized heroin, cocaine, scales and what they referred to as “items related to prostitution.”

Perry was charged with possession of heroin with intent to sell, possession of crack cocaine with intent to sell and was charged with prostitution. She was held on a $500,000 dollar bond.

Cox was arrested and charged with possession of heroin with intent to sell, possession of crack cocaine with intent to sell, promoting prostitution and conspiracy to commit prostitution. She was s released on a $100,000 dollar bond.

Police said she also has an extraditable warrant out of Kentucky for drug offenses.

A 47-year-old Norwalk man was also at the residence and had two probation violation warrants, so he was held on a $10,000 bond.

All three are scheduled to appear in Bridgeport Court on Dec. 8.