Meth-for-sex arrest 'absolutely entrapment,' attorney says Updated January 27, at 6: But it wasn't a prostitute that had placed the ad. Rick Blake playing the role via a series of text messages, records say. Diproperzio Courtesy photo For lehighvalleylive.
Diproperzio, is headed for trial after waiving his right to a preliminary hearing Tuesday on charges of drug possession and possession with intent to deliver, court records say. Blake called the ad "very much a legitimate tactic.
It was a fictitious backpage ad for prostitution. Instead of money, we were looking for narcotics. He was cleared at trial in because it was the government that proposed a multimillion-dollar cocaine-smuggling operation, not DeLorean, McLain said. Absolutely the police put it out there not knowing who was going to call. In my opinion it is absolutely entrapment. Just after 4 p. Blake called the number with which he'd been texting, and Diproperzio's phone rang, police said; a search of Diproperzio turned up a plastic bag of a crystalline substance that field-tested positive for methamphetamine.
Diproperzio admitted to police he was bringing meth to what he thought was a prostitute in exchange for sexual intercourse, according to court records. Prostitute criticizes police skills, then gets arrested, authorities say He was arraigned in the case Dec. The case took more than a year to result in an arrest because police had been having discussions with him, then "he went off the radar for a while," Blake said.
Police then learned he had been arrested on a bench warrant issued Oct. Blake compared the backpage. Ex-Lehigh County inmate used heroin to control prostitutes, authorities say Police in the Lehigh Valley region have made multiple arrests in recent years by tapping into backpage.
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