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Prostitution Operation/Arrest

Post Date:11/21/2019 12:09 PM

Date/Time of Event: November 20, 2019, 7:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Location of Event: Riverview Park, U.S. 1 Corridor between Prospect Ave / University Blvd, U.S. 1 / Aurora Rd.

In an ongoing effort to combat prostitution activity in the area of U.S.1 between Prospect Ave. and University Blvd, and in North Melbourne in the area of US1 and Aurora Rd. the Melbourne Police Department Special Investigations Unit conducted an operation targeting prostitution activity. On November 20, 2019, between the hours of 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., detectives arrested three individuals for prostitution, two female prostitutes and one male “John.”

Canthia C. Bentley
W/F, DOB 05/29/1987
Solicitation to Commit Prostitution

Amanda E. Briggs
W/F, DOB 02/22/1982
Felony Solicitation to Commit Prostitution (2 Prior Arrests).

Jose R. Moreno
W/M, DOB 11/18/1964
Solicitation for prostitution

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