CLEARWATER — A police prostitution sting netted 13 arrests Wednesday in Clearwater's East Gateway area.
Arrested on charges of prostitution solicitation were Amanda Cruzado, 33; Frances Patterson, 46; Jessica Rioux, 28; Alicia Brock, 41; Stephanie Lyons, 20; Victoria Murray, 45; Diane Peterson, 51, who was also charged with possessing drug paraphernalia; Lindsay Stone, 29, also charged with two counts of violating felony probation; Deanne Reno, 23; and Kimberly Gettig, 34.
Vanessa Montalto, 30, faces a charge of exposing sexual organs; Jovanny Perez, 31, faces a charge of selling and possessing crack cocaine; and Ketrina Maggard, 50, was arrested on an outstanding warrant.
Police said the sting area was south of Drew Street, north of Court Street, east of Missouri Avenue and west of Highland Avenue.
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