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Hillsborough County Sheriff's District One Office conducted a targeted prostitution enforcement operation.
Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
- District One Patrol Section
- District One Investigations Section
- District One Intel Unit
On Friday, August 26, 2011 and Saturday, August 27, 2011, members of the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s District One Office conducted a targeted prostitution enforcement operation “Operation Pretty Woman”. The operation was conducted in response to the many citizen, business and community complaints received about the large number of women and men who are committing acts of prostitution. Numerous prolific offenders who have been identified as working prostitution were targeted and arrested. The operation focused on the area from Bearss Avenue south to Fowler Avenue east and Bruce B. Downs Blvd. west to Florida Avenue.
Eleven individuals were arrested for prostitution and three individuals were arrested for solicitation.