Plea deal for Westchester dominatrix

Prostitution charge dropped
January 29, 2008 9:40:37 AM PST
A plea deal has been set for the self-proclaimed dominatrix, who made a name for herself after allegedly conducting her trade out a mansion in Bedford Hills, WestchesteSandra Chemero was sentenced to 30 hours of community service after pleading guilty today to disorderly conduct. Chemero's lawyer, George Galgano Junior said as a result of the plea, a prostitution charge and a weapons charge were dismissed.

Officials said it's not illegal to employ whips, chains and leather straps while working as a dominatrix. However, Chemero was arrested in February because authorites said they found evidence of prostitution, as well.

Chemero, who is in her mid-40s, began renting the Bedford Hills property in 2006 from a yeshiva next door. The suburb is home to Martha Stewart, Ralph Lauren and Glenn Close.

The investigation began in December, 2006 after police received an anonymous tip.