SARASOTA, Fla. -- April 27, 2016 -- 3 p.m.
On Tuesday, April 26, 2016, the Sarasota Police Department Street Crimes Unit, with the assistance of the Narcotics Unit and Patrol Division, conducted a prostitution operation targeting individuals soliciting prostitutes. These individuals are known as “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 vehicle was also seized under City Code 33-271.