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Clearwater Police target "Johns"

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Bruce Gillanders, 58, of Clearwater, the oldest of the 8 arrested men Bruce Gillanders, 58, of Clearwater, the oldest of the 8 arrested men
CLEARWATER, FL (WFLA) -

Clearwater Police arrested eight men since Friday as part of a prostitution crackdown in the East Gateway area of the city.

The men, who range in age from 21 to 58, were charged with soliciting prostitution and taken to the Pinellas County Jail. Four were from Clearwater, three were from Largo and one was from St.Petersburg.

The operations are conducted periodically in the East Gateway area to address ongoing complaints from residents and business owners. Clearwater Police Chief Tony Holloway said the crackdowns will continue.

Officers focused the crackdown along Gulf-to-Bay Boulevard from San Remo Avenue to Jupiter Avenue over the weekend.



 
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