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PASCO: 19 arrested in Prostitution Operation

Posted at 6:39 PM, May 20, 2016

The New Port Richey Police Department conducted an undercover prostitution operation along the U.S. 19 corridor on Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

According  to police, they focused on getting the "Johns" through the use of female undercover police officers.

19 arrests were made including a retired Chicago Police Officer, a driver driving a Darvy Transport Inc. 52 foot semi-truck with trailer and a driver driving his refrigerated produce box truck.

See the list of the subjects arrested below and their charges:

 

1.      Joshua Douglas | 35-year-old black male | Solicitation of Prostitution, Fleeing to Elude, Habitual Driving While License Suspended, and Writ of Bodily Attachment - Warrant  
          
2.      Kenneth Boesch |  69-year-old white male | Solicitation of Prostitution
 
3.      Gerald Burkart |  76-year-old white male | Solicitation of Prostitution
 
4.      Michael Ponce | 31-year-old white male | Solicitation of Prostitution
 
5.      Neal Logue | 77-year-old white male (Retired Chicago Police Officer) | Solicitation of Prostitution, Possession of Marijuana, and Possession of paraphernalia
 
6.      Carl Jenkins | 69-year-old white male | Solicitation of Prostitution
 
7.      Axel Feliciano Velazquez |  40-year-old Hispanic male | Solicitation of Prostitution
 
8.      Vontres Hunter | 23-year-old black male | Solicitation of Prostitution
 
9.      Raul Robalino | 51-year-old white male | Solicitation of Prostitution
 
10.     Donald Swogger | 72-year-old white male | Solicitation of Prostitution
 
11.     Sean Molloy | 39-year-old white male | Solicitation of Prostitution
 
12.     Stephen Skierkiewicz | 52-year-old white male | Solicitation of Prostitution
 
13.     Jason Figueroa | 27-year-old white male | Solicitation of Prostitution
 
14.     Randolph Blotsky | 53-year-old white male | Solicitation of Prostitution
 
15.     Joseph Pellicio | 50-year-old white male | Solicitation of Prostitution
 
16.     Javier Olivo | 25-year-old Hispanic male | Solicitation of Prostitution
 
17.     Steven Puma | 83-year-old white male | Solicitation of Prostitution
 
18.     Kyle Maki | 32-year-old white male | Solicitation of Prostitution
 
19.     Luis Rivera | 45-year-old Hispanic male | Solicitation of Prostitution