TOWN OF SAUGERTIES – Famed pop singer Mariah Carey’s sister, Alison Carey, 55, was arrested by Saugerties Police on a charge of prostitution.
Police, who listed her address as a transient, said they conducted an undercover operation at a local hotel in the town after receiving information that Carey was providing sexual favors for money. She was advertising her services on the Internet and according to her posting had been working out of the hotel for about a week.
An undercover police officer posing as a John was used to act as a potential client, meeting with Carey resulting in her arrest.
She was sent to the Ulster County Jail in lieu of $1,000 cash bail.
According to past articles on the Internet, Alison Carey has prior arrests for prostitution.