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19 “Johns” arrested and charged with “Solicitation of Prostitution” Sat. Night-Sun. Morning in Logan Circle/Shaw

by Prince Of Petworth November 24, 2014 at 10:45 am 36 Comments


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Prostitution crackdown continues in Logan/Shaw. In July 6 others were arrested for solicitation of prostitution and in September 15 were arrested in the same PSA.

From MPD:

“Between November 22, 2014 (14:30hours) and November 23, 2014 (06:30hours), members of the Metropolitan Police Department’s Third District VICE Unit conducted a Undercover Prostitution Operation within the City’s 3rd District, here in Washington DC.

Officers conducted this operation with the intention of locating persons involved in illegal solicitation of prostitution related offenses. This operation targeted both Prostitutes and the “Johns”, AKA: Customers who enter this city to engage in or conduct their illicit business and or services.

Over the course of the operation itself, a total of (19) adults were arrested and charged with “Solicitation of Prostitution”. In addition, one of the adult “John’s” was also found in possession of a substance amount of illegal narcotics after which he was additionally charged.

All of these arrests were made along the immediate adjoining borders of the Third District and First District, within PSA307. This operation was facilitated and managed by the 3rd District VICE Lieutenant, Deborah Pearce. Lt. Pearce encourages anyone who may have information related to these types of illegal activities to contact the Third District VICE “Tip Line” at (202) 673-6925.”

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