Former Elementary Principal Arrested in Prostitution Sting


L-R Laramie, Bloomfield, and Lane

A prostitution sting in Canaan leads to the arrested three local men including a former Hanover Elementary School Principal.   Police say in each case the men contacted an undercover officer and offered to pay money for various sexual acts.

On Monday, police arrested former Ray School Principal, Matthew E. Laramie 48 of Grantham NH on one count of prostitution.  Laramie resigned his position at the Ray School in February and in March, school administrators said they were investigating more than $30,000 in unapproved expenses charged to Laramie’s school-issued credit card.

Also arrested Peter G. Bloomfield 55 of Enfield and Alan R. Lane 49 of Sharon VT  and charged with one count of prostitution on Tuesday.

After executing a search warrant of Lane’s vehicle, he was also charged with possession of drugs in a motor vehicle and Misdemeanor and Acts Prohibited – Possession of Oxycodone.

The prostitution charges are Class B Misdemeanor all men were released on $7,500 personal recognizance bail each with an arraignment scheduled for Monday July 11, 2016 in Lebanon District Court.

The Canaan Police Department is committed to these types of investigations, as prostitution is a major component of human trafficking and drug use.

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