Four men arrested, one man wanted, following undercover operation targeting prostitution

SARASOTA, FL. – May 16, 2016   – 11:30 a.m.

On Thursday, May 12, 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 along North Tamiami Trail in Sarasota.  Four (4) men were arrested and charged with Solicitation of Prostitution.  One (1) man is wanted after fleeing from Officers.  One vehicle was also seized under City Code 33-271.

WANTED:  Thomas Maddox, Jr., 29
                     Last known address:  Venice, FL
                     Pending Charges:  Solicitation of Prostitution, Fleeing to Elude, Possession of     Cocaine, DWLS (Driving While License Suspended)
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Charles Laver, 59
303 Weslyean Road, Venice, FL
Charge:  Solicitation of Prostitution

Justin Uffinger, 42
911 32nd Street, Sarasota, FL
Charge:  Solicitation of Prostitution

Rodney Aldrich, 67
7599 West Riverbend Road, Dunellon, FL
Charge:  Solicitation of Prostitution

Sanford Roth, 56
1760 South Camilla, Safford, Arizona
Charge:  Solicitation of Prostitution