For Immediate Release
May 24, 2006
Contact: Michele Nicholson
Public Information Officer
COMPLAINTS SPARK SUCCESSFUL PROSTITUTION STING
receiving numerous complaints about prostitutes frequenting the
Members of the Problem Oriented Policing Unit, K-9 Unit, Community Police Unit,
and Sheriff’s Posse took part in the operation.
Seven men have been charged with solicitation of prostitution and one faces
additional charges of possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
Residents in Sylvania Heights who want to work with deputies to clean-up their
neighborhood have complained that prostitution is a growing problem, connected
obviously to drug activity.
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