51 Arrests Made in Prostitution Sweep (With Mugshots)
January 6, 2014
The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office arrested over 50 people during a prostitution sweep.
The four-phase operation targeted street level prostitution and escort prostitution.
During a three day period beginning December 3, street level prostitution was targeted, with 17 female and one male prostitute arrested. On December 12, escorts advertising on the internet were targeted with eight prostitutes arrested. There were two additional arrests made for narcotics related crimes.
On December 18, the operation targeted persons soliciting prostitutes at the street level. Six men were arrested on soliciting charges and two additional arrests were made on unrelated charges. And during the fourth phase of the operation on January 3, males responding to internet based advertisements were targeted with 15 men arrested.
The following was provided by the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office.
Arrested December 3-6:
Arrested December 12:
Arrested December 18:
Arrested January 3: