Police have arrested a woman and two men in relation to prostitution, child prostitution and various drug related offences in Ipswich overnight.
It will be alleged a 30-year-old woman and a 41-year-old man and 39-year-old man were involved in numerous offences involving the procurement of juveniles under the age of 16 for the purpose of prostitution.
The woman has been charged with eight counts of procure a young person for carnal knowledge, four counts of prostitution, seven counts of indecent treatment of a child under 16, two counts of supply dangerous drugs to a minor, three counts of attempted procure a young person for carnal knowledge, two counts of attempted procurement of a child or person with impairment of the mind to engage in prostitution and one count each of possession of a dangerous drug and possession of a utensil.
The woman appeared in the Ipswich Magistrates Court today and was remanded in custody to reappear on December 16, 2011.
The 41-year-old man has been charged with two counts of procuring prostitution and one count each of production of a dangerous drug, possession of dangerous drug, possession of property involved in a commission of a crime and possess a utensil and is due to appear in the Ipswich Magistrates Court on December 22.
The 39-year-old man has been arrested and charged with one count each of carnal knowledge of a child under 16, production of a dangerous drug, possession of dangerous drug, possession of property involved in a commission of a crime and possess a utensil. He is will appear in theIpswichMagistrates Courton December 22.
Police investigations continue.