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LCSO: 9 popped in prostitution sting

By Staff | Mar 8, 2012

Authorities arrested nine people, including a man and a woman from Cape Coral, following an undercover prostitution operation Wednesday.

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit initiated the operation after receiving information from Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers through tips and citizen complaints about solicitation on Internet websites, officials said.

Detectives responded to the Internet ads and placed ads on the websites.

Amanda Michelle Dunaway, 29, of 301 S.E. Sixth Terrace, was arrested and charged with one count of prostitution or assignation offer commit engage.

As of Thursday, she had been released from the Lee County Jail on $500 bond. According to booking records, she has a court appearance March 27.

Jesse Nieves, 51, of 5125 Rutland Court, was arrested and charged with one count of procure for prostitute transport to building for prostitution.

As of Thursday, he also had been released from the Lee County Jail on $500 bond. According to records, he has a court appearance set for March 27.

The undercover operation resulted in the following additional arrests:

– Wilmer Amaya, 31, of 1373 Alhambra Circle, Naples, one count of procure for prostitute solicit another for lewdness assignation

– Christopher Chad Anderson, 37, of 2075 Santuary Road, Naples, one count of procure for prostitute solicit another for lewdness assignation

– Jose Argueta Calix, 21, of 5365 Grand Cypress Circle, Apt. 203, Naples, one count of procure for prostitute solicit another for lewdness assignation

– Dwayne Johnny Malcolm, 24, of 2880 S.W. 49th St., Naples, one count of procure for prostitute solicit another for lewdness assignation

– Jose Manjarrez-Diaz V, 35, of 1376 Woodridge Ave., Naples, one count of procure for prostitute solicit another for lewdness assignation

– Jessica Jean Rodriguez, 29, of 3908 Cleveland Ave., Fort Myers, one count of prostitution or assignation offer commit engage

– Edwin Bramel Walker, 27, of 6889 Wellington Drive, Naples, one count of procure for prostitute solicit another for lewdness assignation