3 men nabbed in prostitution sting at Norton hotel

NORTON, MASS. (WHDH) - Three men were arrested in a prostitution sting in Norton on Saturday.

Detectives placed advertisements on websites that offer escort services and an undercover police officer answered text messages sent by the suspects and arranged a meeting for Jan. 12 at the Extended Stay America Hotel on South Washington Street.

The operation resulted in the arrest of 38-year-old James Blandino, of Bridgewater, 39-year-old Michael Hocheiser, of Holliston, and 35-year-old Eben Jordan, of New Bedford.

They are facing several charges including sexual conduct for a fee and solicitation for prostitution.

Blandino, Hocheiser and Jordan will be arraigned Monday in Attleboro District Court.

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