Undercover operation targeting prostitution results in five men arrested

SARASOTA, Fla. -- April 1, 2016 -- 1:45 p.m.

On Thursday, March 31, 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.  Five (5) men were arrested and charged with Solicitation of Prostitution.  Four vehicles were also seized under City Code 33-271.

 

Daniel J. Meisner, 57

3451 Queens Street, Sarasota

Charge:  Solicitation for Prostitution        

 

Calixto C. Rivera, 46

4003 East 7th Street, Bradenton

Charge:  Solicitation for Prostitution      

                                    

Myer Kolker, 87

700 Ringling Blvd. Apt 310, Sarasota

Charge:  Solicitation for Prostitution        

 

David B. Bates, 67

3386 West Chelmsford Court, Sarasota

Charge:  Solicitation for Prostitution        

 

Paul R. Chapin, 67

6507 West 11th Avenue, Bradenton

Charge:  Solicitation for Prostitution