Eight women were arrested Wednesday during a prostitution sting in New Port Richey conducted by two Pasco County law enforcement agencies.
During an eight-hour period, between 1 p.m. and 9 p.m. Wednesday, the women were arrested for prostitution along U.S. 19 by New Port Richey police officers and members of the Pasco Sheriff’s Office’s vice and narcotics unit.
Melisa Ann Bryan, 29, of 5119 Southtown Loop in New Port Richey, was charged with prostitution. Bryan approached an undercover detective and offered to perform a sex act in exchange for $30, according to the arrest report. She was released Thursday on her own recognizance.
Donna Faye Camp, 46, of 5701 Regis Ave. in Port Richey, was arrested Wednesday afternoon when she offered to perform a $30 sex act on an undercover detective. She was released around 12:30 a.m. Thursday on her own recognizance.
Jessica Clukey, 34, of 5145 Mallett Drive in Port Richey, was charged with prostitution after offering to perform a sex act in exchange for $20, an arrest report said. She was released from the Land O’ Lakes Jail at 12:30 a.m. Thursday after being released on her own recognizance.
Rhonda Ann Patricia Grzyb, 43, of 4526 Mile Stretch Road in Holiday, was arrested after offering to perform a sex act on an undercover deputy for $25, according to an arrest report. She was released on her own recognizance just after 1 a.m. Thursday.
Patricia Ann Kane, 28, of 3241 Solar Drive in Holiday, was charged with solicitation of prostitution, possession of cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia and a failure to appear warrant for prostitution. She remains in the Land O’ Lakes Jail with a $1,863 bond. During her arrest, authorities found a crack pipe she hid beneath the passenger seat of the car she was in, the police report said.
Danielle Marie Rodriguez, 37, of 1171 Tookes Road in Tarpon Springs, was charged with prostitution after offering an undercover deputy sex for $40. She was also charged with a failure to appear for petit theft. She was released 15 hours after her arrest from the Land O’ Lakes Jail after posting a $513 bond.
Sandra Michelle Sharp, 46, who is homeless, was charged with prostitution and released Thursday morning on her own recognizance. She was arrested after offering to perform a sex act in exchange for $20, an arrest report said.