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13 arrested in citywide prostitution sting

Top row (from left to right): Monique Branham, Lucia Burgos, Dana Fuller, Paula Jones, Shonda LillyMiddle row: Deanna McGuire, Sharon Mills, Ola Rose, Ashley Ruterbusch, Sydney SheffieldBottom row: Tilea Shelman, Kate Weatherby, Brittany Withers
Top row (from left to right): Monique Branham, Lucia Burgos, Dana Fuller, Paula Jones, Shonda LillyMiddle row: Deanna McGuire, Sharon Mills, Ola Rose, Ashley Ruterbusch, Sydney SheffieldBottom row: Tilea Shelman, Kate Weatherby, Brittany Withers

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A citywide crackdown on prostitution led to 13 arrests, most of them on Jacksonville's Westside.

The women arrested since Thursday range in age from 19 to 62 years old. 

According to Jacksonville Sheriff's Office reports, undercover officers targeted areas near Lennox Avenue and 103rd Street.

It's not far from an area the News4Jax I-TEAM investigated in March, where Jim Piggott drove into a neighborhood off 103rd Street and within minutes, was propositioned for sex.

Here are the names of the 13 women arrested in the sting and the charges they face:

  • Monique Eva Branham, 33, is charged with using, or possession with intent to use, drug paraphernalia and offering, committing or engaging in prostitution or assignation -- third and subsequent offense.
  • Brittany Danielle Withers, 29, is charged with offering, committing or engaging in prostitution or assignation -- first offense.
  • Deanna McGuire, 48, is charged with using, or possession with intent to use, drug paraphernalia and offering, committing or engaging in prostitution or assignation -- first offense.
  • Paula Renee Jones, 34,  is charged with using, or possession with intent to use, drug paraphernalia and offering, committing or engaging in prostitution or assignation -- third and subsequent offense.
  • Dana Fuller, 34, is charged with offering, committing or engaging in prostitution or assignation -- third and subsequent offense. 
  • Tilea Chariesse Shelman, 31, is charged with offering, committing or engaging in prostitution or assignation -- third and subsequent offense. 
  • Ashley D. Ruterbusch, 26, is charged with offering, committing or engaging in prostitution or assignation -- second offense. 
  • Shonda Lee Lilly, 44, is charged with offering, committing or engaging in prostitution or assignation -- second offense.
  • Kate Lark Weatherby, 41, is charged with offering, committing or engaging in prostitution or assignation -- second offense.
  • Sharon L. Mills, 62, is charged with offering, committing or engaging in prostitution or assignation -- first offense.
  • Ola Louise Rose, 32, is charged with offering, committing or engaging in prostitution or assignation -- first offense.
  • Sydney Nicole Sheffield, 19, is charged with offering, committing or engaging in prostitution or assignation -- first offense.
  • Lucia Nmn Burgos, 44, is charged with offering, committing or engaging in prostitution or assignation -- first offense.