LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Lee County Sheriff's Office arrested nine men on prostitution charges after a sting operation set up on Thursday.
LCSO set up the operation to raise awareness of a rise in incidents wherein "johns" are robbed by the women they procure for sex.
The following men were arrested for Procure for Prostitute - Solicit Another for Lewdness Assignment 1st Offense:
-David Paul Bertoncini, 39, of Fort Myers
-David William Brewer, 40, of Naples
-John David Endres, 43, of Naples
-Freddy Lopez Espinoza, 32, of Bonita Springs
-Jose Gonzalez, 31, of Lehigh Acres
-Joseph Michael Melillo, 32, of Bel Air, MD
-Nathan G. Miller, 31, of Bonita Springs
-Manuel A. Porras, 19, of Naples
-Julio Cesar Reyes, 31, of Cape Coral