5 get arrested in Albert Lea prostitution sting

Published 12:54 am Saturday, September 2, 2017

The Albert Lea Police Department arrested five people this week after a two-day prostitution sting to prevent sex trafficking.

According to a news release, the following were arrested for gross misdemeanor prostitution in a public place:

• Cass Mattew Remmert, 45, Waseca

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• David Roy Bird, 49, Mason City

• Scott Michael Green, 33, Clear Lake

• Janis Amanda Gross, 31, St. Charles

• Margaret Mae Legler, 34, Cerro Gordo

The charge is the penalty for hiring, offering to hire or agreeing to hire a person 18 or older for prostitution.