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7 women arrested in citywide prostitution crackdown

Women arrested range in age from 23 to 46 years old

Top row (from left to right): Dawn Beckham, Krystal Black, Chelsea Roark, Chilyn Smith. Bottom row (from left to right): Lakesia Smoot, Brandy Sutton, Lana Wood
Top row (from left to right): Dawn Beckham, Krystal Black, Chelsea Roark, Chilyn Smith. Bottom row (from left to right): Lakesia Smoot, Brandy Sutton, Lana Wood

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office arrested seven women in a citywide prostitution crackdown on Thursday. 

Police targeted areas across town, including the Westside, Eastside, Downtown, Springfield and North Shore.

The women arrested range in age from 23 to 46 years old.

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

  • Dawn M. Beckham, 46, is charged with offering, committing or engaging in lewdness -- second offense. According to the arrest report, Beckham asked to see the undercover officer’s genitals and when he refused, she got out of the vehicle.
  • Krystal Leigh Black, 30, is charged with using, or possession with intent to use, drug paraphernalia and offering, committing or engaging in prostitution or assignation -- second offense. According to the Sheriff’s Office, Black was arrested after agreeing to perform oral sex and have sexual intercourse with an uncover officer for $40. Black also had a glass crack pipe, spoon with residue and a syringe in her purse, investigators said.
  • Chelsea Amanda Roark, 23, is charged with offering, committing or engaging in prostitution or assignation – first offense. Roarck agreed to perform oral sex on an uncover officer for $25, investigators said.
  • Chilyn Marie Smith, 35, is charged with offering, committing or engaging in lewdness -- first offense. According to the arrest report, Smith asked to see the undercover officer’s genitals and when he refused, she got out of the vehicle.
  • Lakesia Renee Smoot, 34, is charged with offering, committing or engaging in prostitution or assignation – first offense. According to the arrest report, Smoot entered an undercover vehicle and agreed to engage in sexual intercourse with the officer in exchange for $20.
  • Brandy Carol Sutton, 43, is charged with offering, committing or engaging in lewdness -- first offense. The Sheriff’s Office said Sutton was arrested after she pointed to the undercover officer’s crotch and mouthed the words, “show me.”
  • Lana Danielle Wood, 47, is charged with offering, committing or engaging in prostitution or assignation -- second offense. Police said Wood entered an undercover vehicle and agreed to perform oral sex on the officer in exchange for $40.