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Crime & Courts

Clearwater Police arrest 13 in prostitution crackdown


Clearwater Police made 13 arrests during a crackdown on prostitutes and their clients Saturday evening and early Sunday.

The arrests, some of which included counts of drug possession and driving with a suspended license, were made in the East Gateway area.

Residents and business owners in that area often complain about illegal activity, Clearwater Police said.

Those arrested include: Doreen Laffey, 46; Gerges Hanna, 33; Joseph Chic, 25; Dianna M. Nordian, 42;

Felecia M. Haslett, 48; Jenna M. Holmes, 25; Mollie Cloward, 52; Kevin Benton, 41; Christopher Green, 29;

Denver Emmett Cooper, 33; Juan Manuel Torres, 33; Shawna Marie Davis, 25; Edward Everett, 31.