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Authorities arrest 15 men for allegedly soliciting prostitutes in Lawrence

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LAWRENCE, Mass. (MyFoxBoston.com) – In a "Quality of Life" crime string in downtown Lawrence, authorities arrested nearly 15 men for soliciting prostitutes, as well as 14 other individuals on drug, weapons, and stolen property charges.

According to The Eagle Tribune, the operation, which also resulted in the arrest of four alleged hookers, took place in the Broadway, South Union Street, and Tremont Street areas on Thursday. Those areas were chosen based on past arrests, officer's observations, and citizen complaints.

Two female undercover state troopers worked in the downtown area, and both were offered money to perform a variety of sex acts.

According to the newspaper, the following people were arrested on the following charges:

Dennis Washington, 47, of 86 Martin Ave., North Andover, soliciting a prostitute.

Victor Gomez-Paulino, 32, of 40 Lawrence St., #422, Lawrence, soliciting a prostitute.

Christopher Mendez, 47, of 248 Broadway, rear, Lawrence, soliciting a prostitute.

John Willoughby, 37, of 42 Loomis St., #114, Malden, soliciting a prostitute.

Lawrence Jenkins, 55, of 6 Wilson St., Haverhill, soliciting a prostitute.

Frank Harrison, 46, of 125 School St., Lawrence, soliciting a prostitute.

James Smith, 38, of 16 Harrow St., #2, Dorchester, soliciting a prostitute.

George Castro, 64, of 280 Andover St., Lawrence, soliciting a prostitute.

Robert Caraccio, 31, of 24 Marion St., Methuen, soliciting a prostitute.

Jose Maldonado, 71, of 18 Franklin St., Lawrence, soliciting a prostitute.

Adrian Wright, 39, of 118 Perkins Ct., Haverhill, soliciting a prostitute.

Zeeshan Amin, 26, of 220 Merrimack St., #121, Lawrence, soliciting a prostitute.

Victor Cruz, 68, of 23 Hawley St., #106, Lawrence, soliciting a prostitute.

Kenny Bowdidge, 52, of 2 Kevin Ave., Stoneham, soliciting a prostitute.

Mohamed Moudnib, 60, of 74 Lichwood Road, Methuen, soliciting a prostitute.

Samantha Woodsum, 42, of 45 Pleasant St., Lawrence, engaging in sexual conduct for a fee.

Stacey Parker, 35, homeless, engaging in sexual conduct for a fee.

Bobbijo Kateland Demers, 25, of 9 Beach St., #2A, Haverhill, engaging in sexual conduct for a fee.

Kathleen Ann Woodard, 36, of 14 Route 125, Kingston, N.H., engaging in sexual conduct for a fee.

Jason James, 33, of 19 Winter St., Lawrence, illegal possession of heroin.

Jorge Claudio, 48, of 40 Lawrence St., #443, Lawrence, illegal possession of heroin.

Robert Uzdavinis, 31, of 8 Vine St., #2, Haverhill, receiving stolen property valued under $250.

Sean Winslow, 22, of 3 O'Callaghan Way, South Boston, receiving stolen property valued under $250, disorderly conduct.

John Geezil, 35, of 11 Crown Hill Road, Aktkinson, N.H., receiving stolen property valued under $250, disorderly conduct.

Justin Felix, 19, of 240 Water St., #D, Lawrence, distribution of marijuana, illegal possession of a firearm without an FID card, illegal possession of a loaded firearm.

Jhondy Cabrera, 20, of 26 Leonard Ave., second floor, Lawrence, carrying a firearm without a license, illegal possession of a loaded firearm.

Michael Angel German, 20, of 7 Ohio Ave., Lawrence, distribution of marijuana, carrying a firearm without a license, illegal possession of a loaded firearm.

Elpido Brito Jr., 22, of 55 Bodwell St., Lawrence, carrying a firearm without a license, illegal possession of a loaded firearm.

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