Former- State Rep. Arrested on Prostitution Charges

By Scott Sarvay

Brian Hasler

December 8, 2011 Updated Dec 8, 2011 at 1:24 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (Indiana’s NewsCenter) – A former-state representative is being charged with soliciting a male prostitute in a downtown Indianapolis hotel lobby.

Former- Evansville area State Representative Brian Hasler was arrested by an undercover Indianapolis Metropolitan Police officer Wednesday afternoon.

Currently Hasler is a special assistant to the president of Indiana State University, handling external affairs.

The probable cause filed in superior court indicates Hasler utilized his ISU e-mail account to arrange the meeting with the vice officer.

The officer advertised on a website offering a message. He reported that Hasler contacted him and negotiated to pay $160 for sex. He also requested photographs of the officer.

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