MANATEE -- Nine persons have been arrested for soliciting for prostitution along the Tamiami Trail, the Manatee County Sheriff's Office reported Wednesday.
The Manatee County Sheriff's Office Special Investigations Division Tactical Unit with assistance from the Tactical Gang Unit conducted a prostitution reverse at the 3300 block of 14th St. W. Bradenton, the sheriff's office reported.
A female deputy was working in an undercover capacity posing as a prostitute. The operation was conducted 2:30-11 p.m. Nov. 14. Seven adult men and two juveniles were arrested.