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Town of Tonawanda police make prostitution arrest

A Buffalo woman was taken into custody by detectives of the Town of Tonawanda Police Special Investigations Union during a prostitution raid Friday morning at a home on Loretta Street in the town.

Ann Marie Copeland, 44, who has had addresses on Claremont Avenue and Bennett Village Terrace in Buffalo, was charged with prostitution and was being held pending court proceedings. Tonawanda police said an investigation of the Loretta Street house was launched after police began receiving complaints about alleged prostitution and drug activity there.