Clearwater Police conducted the detail Monday in the East Gateway area and the 1700 block of Gulf to Bay Boulevard.
Updated, 11:15 a.m.: A revised media release from the Clearwater Police Department said suspect John Marika has been charged with open alcohol and not soliciting prostitution. Patch has made the correction. A prostitution detail by Clearwater Police in the East Gateway area and the 1700 block of Gulf to Bay Boulevard has resulted in 18 arrests of "johns," authorities said Monday. The department's Anti Crime Team and Downtown Bike Team conducted the detail Monday "in response to issues related to prostitution," according to public safety spokeswoman Elizabeth Watts. The detail resulted in the following arrests and charges:
Clearwater and Largo Police worked the detail to arrest six suspects prostitution related crimes.
Woman with birth dates spanning five decades all were arrested and charged as suspects participating in the world’s oldest profession Thursday (Aug. 11). Clearwater and Largo police arrested and charged six women with prostitution and related crimes in areas with a long history of complaints by residents and businesses, according to Elizabeth Watts, spokeswoman for Clearwater police. Clearwater and Largo Police worked undercover in various areas along Gulf to Bay Boulevard, North Ft. Harrison Avenue and Clearwater-Largo Road, Watts said in a release. Those arrested and charged include: Natasha Ross, 21, of Clearwater, was arrested and charged with soliciting for prostitution and battery. She previously was arrested for throwing a deadly …