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Prostitutes no longer walk the streets or sit at a bar in search of customer, they utilize the internet and a series of websites frequented by those seeking a sexual encounter. Deters said while technology has changed the nature of many crimes, it has greatly changed how prostitutes and their customers interact.
While the include for massages and exotic dancers, men and women seeking to sell their time as companions place under the escort section. For Wyoming, a daily list of from women across the state, most staying in one city for a couple of days before moving on to another city.
Deters said the police department has been aware of prostitution occurring in Rock Springs, but has focused on the activity more recently, attempting to curb potential violence against sex workers. The RSPD has dealt with the issue several times in the last year, making arrests of both providers and customers. The first arrests made involving prostitution occurred Nov. Also arrested were two Rock Springs residents and one Green River resident for soliciting prostitution.
Like many Western towns, prostitution happened in the early days of mining and railroad towns like Rock Springs and Green River. Brie Blasi, executive director of the Sweetwater County Historical Museum, said the towns would often turn a blind eye to brothels because the towns would tax them higher and their owners would donate money to improve the community.
While the brothels always had their critics amongst those interested in prohibition and other progressive agendas, the arguments fell on deaf ears so long as the money was flowing in. This higher taxation took place as recently as the mid s in Green River, when the city decided to tax gambling halls and brothels to pay for housing on the south side.
Blasi also said officials ignored prostitution in their towns as long as the brothel owners did not attempt to cross into polite society. The area was separated from the other, white-dominated section of the town. Hicks initially built a house away from the growing coal town, near where East Side Elementary School is currently located.
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