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Two Essex County women and three men were arrested in multi-agency prostitution sweep in Secaucus last week, authorities said.

Secaucus police were joined by the FBI, the State Police and the Hudson County Prosecutor's Office in a joint operation targeting prostitution in the area of the town's hotels on Feb. 22, Secaucus police Capt. Dennis Miller said.

Jade Thigpen, 24, of Newark, and Ciara Cheeseboro, 31, of East Orange, were each charged with prostitution and on one outstanding warrant, Miller said.