POSTED: Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 1:07pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - 9:18am
El Paso, TX (KTSM) — El Paso Sheriff's Office Strike Team have arrested nine women during a two-day prostitution sting operation.
EPCSO Strike Team members contacted various on-line advertisements for escort services and arranged to meet the women in area hotels.
Nine women agreed to meet with undercover Strike Team members and agreed to various sexual acts in exchange for money. After the women agreed to the acts, Strike Team members made arrests
Department of Homeland Security/ICE assisted in the operation.
Nine women arrested and charged with prostitution in the sting were (pictured above, left to right): Erica Cannon, 26, $1,500 bond; Tara Wilson, 22, $1,500 bond; Kayla Goracke, 21, $1,500 bond; Viridiana Gomez, 24, $300 bond and Possession of Marijuana under 2oz $200 bond; Alyssa Gonzalez, 18, $1,250 bond plus additional outstanding warrant for previous Prostitution charge, $750; Marlene Carr, 25, $1,500 bond; Cassia Amaro, 23, $1,250 bond; Crystal Rodriguez, 24, $1,500 bond and Aleisa Meraz, 23, $1,500 bond.