Four arrested in Bradenton prostitution sting

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BRADENTON, Fla. - An undercover operation by Bradenton Police on Thursday led to the arrest of four men for Solicitation of Prostitution.

The operation targeted individuals attempting to procure the services of an individual for the purpose of prostitution, or for any other lewd act, and resulted in the following arrests:

  • 69-year-old Franklin Albin
  • 60-year-old Dilipkuma Shah
  • 50-year-old Evencio Cabanas
  • 81-year-old Harold McGrath

All four were charged with misdemeanor Solicitation of Prostitution.

During the operation, a juvenile was also taken in to custody and charged with possession of rock cocaine; a felony.

Additionally, three motor vehicles were seized under Bradenton City Ordinance 2949.

The Bradenton Police Department says they will continue its city-wide enforcement effort to prevent and stop the illegal acts of prostitution.