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11 Jul 2014

Prostitution Sting Nets Seven

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On July 10, 2014 the Fort Myers Police Department’s Special Investigations Group with the assistance of uniformed officers conducted an undercover “John’s” operation along the Cleveland Avenue corridor. The operation was in response to citizen and business owner complaints of street prostitution in the area. Female officers posed as street prostitutes in an attempt to be solicited by individuals looking to receive sexual acts for currency.

A total of seven arrests were made. The following individuals were arrested for solicitation for the purpose of prostitution:

·         Mike Pierre (d.o.b. 07/10/1990 of Fort Myers)

·         Arnold Pierre (d.o.b. 11/04/1969 of Cape Coral)

·         James Keith Vinson (d.o.b. 01/02/1968 of Cape Coral)

·         Christopher Luigi Leone (d.o.b. 12/19/1984 of North Fort Myers)

·         William Theodore Karrels (d.o.b. 08/27/1968 of Fort Myers)

·         Gelu Topa (d.o.b. 07/13/1954 of Naples)

·         Shawn Michael Ciferri (d.o.b. 08/03/1983 of Cape Coral)

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Address: 2210 Widman Way, Fort Myers, FL 33901

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