Prostitution

Polk County Human Trafficking Operation Leads to 228 Arrests

Polk County Human Trafficking Operation Leads to 228 Arrests

On February 22, 2024,  the Polk County Sheriff’s Office (PCSO) Vice Unit had an eight-day operation, called “Operation March Sadness 2024,” which resulted in 228...

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Polk County Human Trafficking Investigation Leads to Mass Arrests

Polk County Human Trafficking Investigation Leads to Mass Arrests

In February of 2023, Polk County Sherriff Grady Judd announced that his office had arrested 213 people for prostitution, solicitation, and human trafficking charges. This...

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Polk County Prostitution Sting Results in Arrests

Polk County Prostitution Sting Results in Arrests

According to the Polk County sheriff’s office, Tiffany Nash, 32, was arrested for human trafficking another woman. According to deputies, Nash threatened the adult woman...

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Deriving Support from the Proceeds of Prostitution

Deriving Support from the Proceeds of Prostitution

In Florida, it’s illegal for anyone to derive support or benefit financially from prostitution. This law primarily targets pimps and others who receive money for...

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Hagerty High School Dean Arrested in Orange County Prostitution Sting

Hagerty High School Dean Arrested in Orange County Prostitution Sting

A two day online prostitution sting has resulted in the arrest of twenty-three individuals, including Hagerty High School Dean, William “Nate” Gierke. The Metropolitan Bureau...

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Prostitution Sting in Polk County nets 96 arrests

Prostitution Sting in Polk County nets 96 arrests

Over 96 people were arrested for prostitution and lewdness charges among other in a Polk County Sherrifs sting this past memorial day weekend. In operation...

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Prostitution Stings Still Focus for central Florida

Prostitution Stings Still Focus for central Florida

Officers in Orange County, Florida performed a sting that resulted in 42 arrests for prostitution and related charges. The two-night sting was executed by the...

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Polk County Human Trafficking Operation Leads to 228 Arrests
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