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    Release Number: 18-228

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • March 9, 2018
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    Prostitution Arrest In Tampa

    He was advertising as an escort on social media.
    • Friday
    • March 9, 2018
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Town N' Country


    Amaurys Pena Lerma
    DOB: 1/15/95
    Hispanic Male



    796.07(4)(a)(1): Prostitution or Assignation Offer to Commit/Engage

    796.07(4)(a)(1): Keeping a House of Ill Fame Receive into building for Prostitution


    Amaurys Pena Lerma, 23, was arrested today around 11:05 a.m. after an investigation revealed he was soliciting for prostitution out of home in Town N' Country. HCSO Detectives arrested Pena Lerma at 133 Bush Lane and charged him with offering to commit prostitution and keeping a house of prostitution. He he offered to have oral and anal sex with a detective for an hour for $150. Pena Lerma was advertising as an escort on social media as well as local web sites online.



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