Officer arrested for trying to patronize a prostitute

March 1, 2013 8:03:54 PM PST
An NYPD officer is under arrest, accused of trying to patronize a prostitute while on duty.

Police say it was part of an internal affairs investigation.

During the operation 37-year-old Luis Gutierrez allegedly offered money in exchange for sex and was then arrested.

It happened Thursday. Gutierrez works as a police officer in Astoria, Queens.

He faces charges of patronizing a prostitute, official misconduct, and conspiracy.