Prostitution

Waterbury Woman Arrested In Prostitution Plot

Waterbury Woman Arrested In Prostitution Plot

A 38-year-old woman was arrested this week on charges related to prostitution and extortion, according to state police.

Wendy Portillo, who last lived at Judith Lane, Waterbury was arrested in Torrington on Wednesday and charged with 7 conspiracy charges - to commit first-degree larceny, first-degree robbery, second-degree assault and, on four counts, first-degree promoting prostitution, according to a state police report.

She was also charged with two counts of first--degree promoting prostitution.

She allegedly planned to use her victims to extort money from an individual, the report said.

Her bail was set at $75,000.

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