Long Beach woman arrested for prostitution


A Long Beach woman was nabbed in a rash of prostitution arrests by the Nassau County Police Department's Narcotics and Vice Squad in the Westbury area on Tuesday night.

According to police, Lauren Regan, 26, of Valley Stream, and Annie Cruz, 25, of Long Beach, were both arrested on May 7 in Westbury and charged with prostitution.

Police said that while inside a local motel, the two women offered to engage in a sexual act with an undercover detective for an agreed upon amount of money. Both suspects were placed under arrest without incident.

Both Regan and Cruz were released on appearance tickets, and are due in First District Court in Hempstead on May 21.