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BUSTED: 24 arrests in prostitution sting

In an ongoing effort to address neighborhood concerns about prostitution, the Polk County Sheriff's Office arrested 24 men during a three-day undercover operation. Most of the arrests are prostitution related, but some are related to illegal drugs. Mugshot Photo Gallery included, click here.

Mugshot Photo Gallery, click here.Most of the arrests are prostitution related, but some are related to illegal drugs.On February 12, 13, and 17, 2009, PCSO detectives, acting in an undercover capacity, arrested the following suspects:

Prostitution related arrestsMichael Morano, DOB, 01/30/81, 1104 Gay Road, Lakeland. Charges: Solicit Another to Commit Prostitution; (Had his 1-year old and 2-year old sons in car with him when arrested. They were not in car seats, nor wearing seat belts. The toddlers were placed in their mother's custody.) 10 prior arrests on various drug and battery and violation of probation charges.Thomas Maynard, DOB, 10/03/77, 942 Golden Rule Court South, Lakeland. Charges: Reckless Driving; Battery; Solicit Another to Commit Prostitution. Previous arrests include possession of Marijuane under 20 grams and battery with non-serious injury. To see a mugshot gallery on the development of Maynard's rap sheet and mustache, click here.John WilliePowell, DOB, 01/19/37, 107 McKean Street, Auburndale. Charges: Solicit Another to Commit Prostitution. 5 prior arrests include aggravated battery cause bodily harm or disability, burglary w/assault/battery, assault w/deadly weapon w/o intent to kill. For full story, click here.Marco Elias, DOB 08/30/56, 808 Pink Apartment Road, Davenport. Charges: Solicit Another to Commit Prostitution. Raul Vasquez, DOB, 01/26/86, 2309 Melbourne Avenue, Haines City. Charges: Solicit Another to Commit Prostitution. James Daniel Smith, DOB, 05/15/32, 165 Palisades Drive, Davenport. Charges: Solicit Another to Commit Lewdness. Lahcen Abouelhouda, DOB, 06/20/83, 137 Diamond Acres Road, Davenport. Charges: Solicit Another to Commit Prostitution.Youssef Motiq, DOB, 01/01/87, 137 Diamond Acres Road, Davenport. Charges: Solicit Another to Commit Prostitution.Cesar Gutierrez, DOB, 07/20/55, 4424 Campbell Road, Kissimmee. Charges: Solicit Another to Commit Prostitution.Victor Hugo Farinango, DOB, 09/23/60, 517 Shepherd Road, Lakeland. Charges: Solicit Another to Commit Prostitution; No Valid DL; Possession of Counterfeit DL; Providing False Name to LEO. Dana Watson, DOB, 06/12/72, 3204 East Trapnell, Plant City. Charges: Solicit Another to Commit Prostitution.Ronald Myers, DOB, 03/20/1955, 127 Clearwater Avenue, Polk City. Charges: Solicit Another to Commit Lewdness; Possession of Marijuana Less than 20 grams; Possession of Paraphernalia. Previous arrest for Fraud - insufficient check funds under 150 dollars.Robert Granath Jr, DOB, 02/19/60, 709 Chestnut Street, Lakeland. Charges: Solicit Another to Commit Prostitution; Battery.Cody Aurich, DOB, 07/15/82, 5208 Lewellyn Rd, Lakeland. Charges: Solicit to Commit Lewdness (City of Lakeland Electric employee---Meter Reader. Aurich was not on duty when arrested).James Graves, DOB, 02/19/89, 4702 Joyce Drive, Lakeland. Charges: Solicit Another to Commit Prostitution.Tyrell Christian, DOB, 07/25/84, 822 Blackwood Drive, Lake Wales. Charges: Solicit Another to Commit Prostitution. OLD MUG from 11-12-2005.Francisco Gonzalez-Alvarado, DOB, 07/12/86, 1215 40th Street, Winter Haven. Charges: Solicit Another to Commit Prostitution.Timothy Davis, DOB, 07/27/87, 350 24th Street NW, Winter Haven. Charges: Solicit Another to Commit Prostitution.Reed DeBarry, DOB, 10/22/52, 1818 Seminole Avenue, Auburndale. Charges: Solicit Another to Commit Prostitution; Possession of Cannabis Less than 20 grams; Possession of Paraphernalia (2 counts.) 1 prior arrest for battery.Drug Related chargesKevin Powell, DOB, 10/12/57, 2455 Parkland Drive, Lakeland. Charges: Possession of Cannabis Less than 20 grams; Possession of Paraphernalia; Open Alcohol Container.31 Prior arrests for mostly petty crimes. Click here for his personal Mugshot Gallery.Aaron Deweese, DOB, 01/18/83, 140 Lake Roy Drive, Winter Haven. Charges: Possession of Cannabis Less than 20 grams. 4 prior arrests for various not paying child support or spouse, and drug possJoshua Lucas, DOB, 08/17/83, 412 Lake Elizabeth Drive, Winter Haven. Charges: Possession of Cannabis Less than 20 grams; Possession of Paraphernalia; Maintain a Vehicle for Drug Use.Other ChargesAnazario Vasquez-Juan, DOB 08/03/87, 2309 Melbourne Avenue, Haines City. Charges: Non-moving traffic violation - Operating motor vehicle w/o valid license.Bryan Jones, DOB, 02/03/83, 1101 Edith Avenue, Lakeland. Charges: Resisting Without Violence. 10 prior arrests, various drug, grand theft, and battery./>