FMPD: 6 under arrest in prostitution sting

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FORT MYERS, Fla.- Police arrested six men for solicitation in an undercover operation on Cleveland Avenue.

Authorities say female officers posed as street prostitutes in an attempt to be solicited by individuals looking to receive sexual acts for money.

“One individual tried to get our undercover officer to come work for him. He was an armed felon who had a trafficking amount of narcotics on him. These operations prove time and time again to be very important,” said police spokesperson Lieutenant Victor Medico.

Police arrested the following six people for a variety of offenses:

30-year-old Jamar Underwood:
Procuring another to commit prostitution
Possession of a firearm by convicted felon
Carrying a concealed firearm
Trafficking in MDMA (8.5 grams)
Resisting arrest without violence
Possession of drug paraphernalia

20-year-old Gandy Aulean
Solicitation for the purposes of prostitution
Driving while license suspended

31-year-old Jasmine Spencer
Solicitation for the purposes of prostitution

44-year-old Kurt Lobaugh
Solicitation for the purposes of prostitution

66-year-old Herman Whittle
Solicitation for the purposes of prostitution

34-year-old Jurandir Costa
Solicitation for the purposes of prostitution

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