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2 arrested for prostitution in Belfield

BELFIELD — Police arrested two women for solicitation of prostitution Wednesday afternoon in Belfield.

Belfield police Sgt. Travis Carlson said during a traffic stop, the officer found “evidence … to believe they are engaging in solicitation of prostitution.” The car was stopped on Highway 85 near Trapper’s Kettle at approximately 4:45 p.m. Wednesday.

Carlson said it’s the department’s first arrest of the year for prostitution, and that generally it is one of the rarer crimes police seen there.