PITTSFIELD, MA — Police arrested two men who allegedly ran a prostitution ring out of a senior living facility, officials said.
Randy Lambach, 45, allegedly recruited women suffering from severe addiction issues to work as prostitutes, police said. He photographed the women and advertised their services on social media sites. He also brought the women to meet with customers.
The prostitution was conducted out of the senior living facility where Lambach’s partner, 65-year-old Joseph VanWert, lives.
The men sometimes gave the prostitutes heroin, cocaine and prescription medication.
Both men were arrested and charged with human trafficking, deriving support from a prostitute. knowingly permitting prostitution on the premises and sexual conduct for a fee.
Police began investigating after they received reports of increased prostitution around Pittsfield.