Prostitution sting in Sarasota nets 17 arrests | Crime
Sarasota, Florida - Sarasota Police have arrested 17 people suspected of being prostitutes or potential customers.
The undercover investigations were conducted on January 31 and February 1. The primary locations for these operations were the North Tamiami Trail, Gillespie Park Neighborhood, and N. Washington Blvd.
Mug Shot Gallery: Booking photos of the 17 arrested
Officers arrested eight people on prostitution charges. Four of those arrested were booked as Homeless and seven have current or previous narcotics related arrest charges.
The following were arrested during the "Prostitution" operations:
- Shantel N. Anzaldua, 3/28/84, Prostitution & Possession of Narcotics Equipment.
- Kristy K. Campbell, 12/5/71, Prostitution.
- Blair A. Holcomb, 3/23/85, Prostitution.
- Marie A. Kamischke, 10/26/70, Prostitution (Felony) & Possession of Narcotics Equipment.
- Rebecca Sue Miller, 6/01/83, Prostitution.
- Deborah Powell, 5/18/58, Prostitution & Resisting Officer, Obstruction without Violence.
- Elaine L. Wilkinson, 10/15/66, Prostitution (Felony).
- Darlene Debord, 12/06/82
Officers arrested nine individual during the "John" portion of the investigation. Officers seized seven vehicles, plus towing and storage fees.
The following were arrested during the "John" operation:
- Thomas Foots III, 12/15/56, Solicitation of Prostitution & Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
- Gregory Cole, 9/13/71, Solicitation of Prostitution
- Victor Martinez-Villegas, 10/09/86, Possession of Marijuana & Drug Paraphernalia. (passenger in vehicle when the driver was arrested for Solicitation of Prostitution).
- Salvador Chaves-Toribio, 2/5/75, Solicitation of Prostitution.
- Ricky Stults, 8/12/56, Solicitation of Prostitution.
- Rogelio Galeana-Salgado, 5/22/86, Solicitation of Prostitution.
- Robert Wyant, 5/19/66, Solicitation of Prostitution.
- Isaias Mateo-Vasquez, 8/7/85, Solicitation of Prostitution.
- Savino Latuga, 8/10/63, Solicitation of Prostitution.
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