Criminal Justice

Brooklyn lawyer ensnared in sting after asking undercover officer to 'talk dirty' to him, police say


Staten Island Advance reports that Brooklyn lawyer Lee Huttner was arrested on Friday after allegedly trying to solicit prostitution from an undercover police officer in Staten Island. According to the Advance, Huttner, a former assistant district attorney in Brooklyn, is accused of exposing himself to the undercover officer and asking the officer to “talk dirty” to him.

Police reports say that Huttner allegedly pulled up to the undercover officer on Friday evening in an area of Staten Island that is known for prostitution and offered her $20, according to the Advance.

According to his LinkedIn profile, Huttner is a personal injury attorney in Brooklyn and is the owner of the Law Offices of Lee Michael Huttner. He worked as a prosecutor for the Kings County District Attorney’s Office from 1990 to 1993.

He was arraigned Saturday in Stapleton Criminal Court on misdemeanor charges of public lewdness and exposure of a person, and released without bail. Huttner is due back in court on June 10.

Huttner declined to comment when contacted by the Advance on Monday.

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