Detectives from Vice & Narcotics, with the assistance of Hartford patrol officers, initiated the sting in the city’s south end after receiving several complaints of street level prostitution going on in the area.
Detectives setup surveillance, and observed numerous prostitutes working the area. An undercover officer posing as a “John” was sent into the area. Once solicitation deals were accepted, arrests were made.
By the end of the operation, officers made a total of 9 arrests. Officials say seven of those suspects were adult females who were charged with prostitution. Two other people were arrested for active warrants.
All suspects were were booked and processed.
Hartford Police have released the following list of arrests stemming from the operation:
Jackson, Roneisa DOB 11/9/85, 110 Putnam Street Hartford, CT
Charges: Prostitution, Interfering W/ Police
Caplik, Katherine DOB 2/3/92, 30 Morris Street Hartford, CT
Derby, Jacqulyne DOB 6/18/92 (address unknown)
Deriso, Teresa DOB 5//81/81 (address unknown)
Filbert, Samantha DOB 3/12/98,10 Charlotte Street Windham, CT
Jackson-Murphy, Ashley DOB 11/24/98 (address unknown)
Nichols, Megan DOB 9/11/88, 9 Wyllys Street Hartford, CT
Peterson, Alexandria DOB 8/21/83, 75 Haven Drive Granby, CT
** PRAWN Warrant
Pacheco Lionel Dob: 2/28/97, 41 Wayland Street Hartford, CT
Charges: Criminal Violation Protection Order