Sarasota prostitution sting nets 16 arrests, 6 cars

September 12, 2013 

SARASOTA — The Sarasota Police Department’s Street Crimes Unit and Narcotics Unit arrested 16 people after it conducted a two-day undercover operation targeting prostitution along North Tamiami Trail.

Nine women were arrested Tuesday and Wednesday on charges of prostitution, seven men on charges of solicitation of prostitution and one man on a charge of possession of a controlled substance and paraphernalia.

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