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Release Number: 09-084

For Immediate Release

Public Information Office

March 19, 2009

JD Callaway:

(813) 247-8060













Derek Tyron Williams

DOB 9/25/58

12413 Oak Cedar Place #202



Charges: Soliciting Another for Purposes of Prostitution (two counts); Transporting Another For Purposes of Prostitution (two counts); Deriving Proceeds From Prostitution (two counts); interference with child custody



Using teen for prostitution purposes


Arrested Wednesday evening, March 18, 2009


321 E. Fletcher Avenue







Members of the Sheriff’s Targeted Area Response Team (STAR) culminated an undercover investigation on Wednesday night with the arrest of a Tampa man who was using a teen-age girl to make money from prostitution. The teen was forced to accompany the defendant to a motel in Tampa after he made a deal with undercover deputies for her to commit prostitution. The teen is 17 years old. The defendant and another adult, a female named Julana A. Morris, were arrested at the scene. Morris, who gave at At Large address, was charged with prostitution and possession of cocaine.