Operation targeting prostitution in Sarasota results in four men arrested

SARASOTA, Fla. – Nov. 19, 2014 – 2 p.m.

On Tuesday, November 18, 2014, the Sarasota Police Department Street Crimes Unit, in conjunction with the Narcotics Unit, conducted a prostitution operation targeting individuals soliciting prostitutes; "Johns."

The operation was conducted in the 1400 block of N. Tamiami Trail in Sarasota. Three individuals were arrested for Solicitation for Prostitution and one man was arrested of Possession of Rock Cocaine.