Sen. Ayotte aide nabbed in prostitution sting; tenders resignation

Sen. Ayotte aide nabbed in prostitution sting; tenders resignation
Ready for his close-up. (Image via CBS Boston)

[Ed. – Bummer.]

The state director for New Hampshire Sen. Kelly Ayotte has resigned after he was one of 10 men arrested this week in a prostitution sting in Nashua, officials said.

Nashua police said Sunday that David Wihby, 62, was arrested at a hotel Friday after he responded to a woman’s ad on the Internet.

Ayotte released a statement late Saturday saying she was shocked at the arrest of a man she described as “a friend for many years.”

“David obviously cannot continue his duties, and I have accepted his resignation,” Ayotte said. “This is a very difficult time, and my thoughts and prayers are with everyone involved.

Wihby also serves as vice chairman of the Manchester School Committee.

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