News4Jax crime analyst arrested on charge of soliciting for prostitution

Gil Smith
Gil Smith

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – News4Jax crime and safety analyst Gil Smith was arrested Thursday night on a charge of soliciting for prostitution.

Smith was booked into the Duval County jail about 7:20 p.m., according to the jail website. Smith was released on his own recognizance. No court date was set.

Smith has resigned his position with News4Jax.

When asked for comment, WJXT Vice President and General Manager Bob Ellis said, “We don’t publicly discuss station personnel matters.”