Judd announced the arrests during a Wednesday morning news conference and released video from the sting, including the nude Davis, shortly after. Davis was among 46 johns — those seeking to purchase the services of a prostitute — arrested in the sting. Fifty-three were arrested for prostitution and another 18 for various crimes, mostly aiding, transporting and deriving proceeds from prostitution, Judd said. The latter 18 will be further investigated as potential human traffickers. Seven of the 46 johns were arrested on charges of preying on children, including two men from the Tampa Bay area. Both were actually undercover detectives.
Pictures: Operation When Will You Learn sex sting
Pictures: Operation When Will You Learn sex sting - Orlando Sentinel
Get the best experience and stay connected to your community with our Spectrum News app. Learn More. The charges range from soliciting prostitution, procuring prostitution, traveling to meet a minor for sex, and child pornography. As a part of the investigation, detectives sought to identify and aid potential victims of human trafficking. Two of the suspects arrested were traveling to engage in sex with who they believed was a year-old boy, according to the report. Polk County undercover prostitution sting "Operation No Spring Fling" nets arrests ranging from soliciting prostitution to procuring prostitution. Stay with Spectrum Bay News 9 for details online and on air.
PHOTOS: 39 arrested in child sex, prostitution sting in Florida
WSVN — A massive undercover operation has resulted in the arrests of over people. A year-old boy who traveled to the undercover location is also being considered a victim of human trafficking. The suspects range in age from 17 to 69 years of age, and they include 69 prostitutes, 75 people who solicited prostitutes, two people accused of traveling to meet a minor and five people inside the country illegally.
Florida police arrested people -- including doctors, cops and pharmacists -- during a weeklong undercover sex sting operation. The office stated 17 others were arrested for other offenses. One of the men arrested, Judd said, was a sergeant at his office.