MANATEE — A woman was arrested in a prostitution sting on 14th Street West but not before she got two double cheeseburgers off the dollar menu at a McDonald’s restaurant.
Christine Faith Baker, 47, was walking north in the 6300 block of 14th Street West on Friday when she was approached by a detective working in the Manatee County Sheriff Office’s special investigations division, according to a sheriff’s office report.
After the undercover detective invited Baker into his car and the talk turned to sex, she said her fee would be two double cheeseburgers from the dollar menu at McDonald’s, the report states.
The detective bought the burgers for $2.75 and then Baker told him that he could also tip her $40 for her services, according to the report.After Baker gave the detective directions to a vacant lot, Baker was arrested by other agents and charged with prostitution, the report states.
The report does not indicate if Baker got to finish eating the food before she was taken to jail.Baker was released from jail on Saturday, according to the sheriff’s office website.