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Holiday woman arrested in Pasco County sex sting gets probation

DADE CITY — Shawna Marie Lee, who was caught in a sting involving sex services advertised online, pleaded no contest to prostitution last week. Lee, 22, of Holiday was sentenced to six months of probation.

Pasco County sheriff's investigators said Lee and several other women posted sex services on Craigslist and backpage.com in November 2008.

Confidential informants for the Sheriff's Office responded to the ads and met the women at the Sleep Inn on Oakley Boulevard in Wesley Chapel. For payments of between $200 and $250, the women began sex acts with the informants before being stopped by deputies.

According to Pasco jail records, Lee has been arrested again on a warrant since her plea in court: She is now facing a charge of failure to return leased personal property.

Holiday woman arrested in Pasco County sex sting gets probation 06/01/10 [Last modified: Tuesday, June 1, 2010 8:37pm]
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