Hartford Police arrest 9 in undercover prostitution sting


Hartford Police have arrested 9 people in connection with an undercover prostitution sting Wednesday. 

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

Charges: Prostitution

Derby, Jacqulyne DOB 6/18/92 (address unknown) 

Charges: Prostitution 

Deriso, Teresa DOB 5//81/81 (address unknown)

Charges: Prostitution 

Filbert, Samantha DOB 3/12/98,10 Charlotte Street Windham, CT 

Charges: Prostitution 

Jackson-Murphy, Ashley DOB 11/24/98 (address unknown) 

Charges: Prostitution 

Nichols, Megan DOB 9/11/88, 9 Wyllys Street Hartford, CT 

Charges: Prostitution 


Peterson, Alexandria DOB 8/21/83, 75 Haven Drive Granby, CT

Charges: Larceny

** PRAWN Warrant 

Pacheco Lionel Dob: 2/28/97, 41 Wayland Street Hartford, CT 

Charges: Criminal Violation Protection Order 

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