'Operation Keep it Clean,' nets 16 arrests in Tampa - FOX 13 News

'Operation Keep it Clean,' nets 16 arrests in Tampa

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Dana Molina, 32, was one of 16 women arrested during a compliance check on adult entertainment businesses in Tampa. Dana Molina, 32, was one of 16 women arrested during a compliance check on adult entertainment businesses in Tampa.
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Tampa Police arrested 16 individuals on prostitution charges as part of ‘Operation Keep it Clean,' a department initiative that started on Thursday.

All of the suspects arrested were female.

According to a TPD report the operation was conducted to monitor adult entertainment businesses throughout the Republican National Convention.

Four of the arrests occurred at the Alibi Lounge in the 900 block of North Dale Mabry Highway the report states.

Three of the women were arrested at Scarlett's on East 7th Ave., four at Skin Tampa on East Adamo and three at the Play Pen on 50th St.

Detectives are hoping the operation will deter prostitution and human trafficking in the Tampa area. Undercover TPD officers conducted compliance checks at 12 adult entertainment establishments in the city limits.

Similar checks are conducted throughout the year investigators say. The department recently received information that known prostitutes would be coming to the area for the RNC.

The following suspects were arrested as part of the operation.  

-         Tiera Christina Collier, 24, one count – offering to commit prostitution.

-         Leslie Ann Herrin, 61, one count – offering to commit prostitution.

-         Dana Marie Molina, 32, one count – offering to commit prostitution.

-         Dolores Louise Marquetti, 25, one count – offering to commit prostitution.

-         Jillian Eric McBreen, 27, one count – offering to commit prostitution.

-         Andrea Marie Forestandi, 33, one count – offering to commit prostitution.

-         Rachelle Elizabeth Boyne, 22, one count – offering to commit prostitution.

-         Dallas M. Boswell, Dallas, 18, one count – offering to commit prostitution.

-         Zuleyka Serrana, 24, one count – offering to commit prostitution.

-         Keri Anne Hamilton, 29, one count – offering to commit prostitution.

-         Victoria Medina Esmerelda, 19, one count – offering to commit prostitution.

-         Melanie Marie Mendez, 19, one count – offering to commit prostitution.

-         Essence D. Donaldson, 22, one count – offering to commit prostitution.

-         Kimberly R. Lyons, 45, one count – offering to commit prostitution.

-         Xiomara Ortiz, Xiomara, 25, one count – offering to commit prostitution.

-         Danita Q. Wilson, 24, one count – offering to commit prostitution and possession of marijuana.

The investigation continues.

 

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