A Pleasantville woman was arrested Thursday night for allegedly engaging in prostitution in Monmouth's Ocean Township in the area of Sunset Avenue around 10 pm.

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Detectives with the department were conducting an investigation regarding possible prostitution in the area.

A motor vehicle stop just after 10 pm on Thursday led to the arrest of 30-year old Lativa Mejias, who also had a warrant out for her arrest, for allegedly engaging in prostitution.

Mejias was released on a criminal summons in Ocean Township and on her own recognizance by the Borough of Shrewsbury Municipal Court pending a future days in court.

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