SARASOTA, Fla. -- February 19, 2016 -- 10:30 a.m.
On Thursday, February 18, 2016, 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 4700 block of North Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. Four (4) men were arrested and charged with Solicitation of Prostitution. One of the four men were charged with possession of marijuana. Three vehicles were also seized under City Code 33-271.