11 men arrested in prostitution bust

Top row (from left to right): Robert Easter, Antonio Ellis, Antonio Jackson, Jerry Maresca, Tamba Momorie, Kyle Riley. Bottom row (from left to right): Michael Switzer, Ricky Taylor, Abiel Tesfay, David Williams, Christopher Winfrey

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Eleven men who range in age from 31 to 69 were arrested Monday in a prostitution sting, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said.

The men were trying to solicit prostitution, but they were propositioning an undercover detective, according to JSO reports.

Police targeted the Philips Highway and East Main Street areas.  

Here are the names of the 11 men arrested and the charges they face: 

  1. Robert Easter, 31, of Jacksonville, is charged with offering, committing or engaging in prostitution -- first offense.
  2. Antonio Ellis, 69, of Jacksonville, is charged with soliciting for prostitution. 
  3. Antonio Jackson, 65, of Jacksonville, is charged with soliciting for prostitution. 
  4. Jerry Maresca, 52, of St. Augustine is charged with offering, committing or engaging in prostitution -- first offense.
  5. Tamba Momorie, 38, of Jacksonville, is charged with soliciting for prostitution. 
  6. Kyle Riley, 36, of Jacksonville is charged with soliciting for prostitution.
  7. Michael Switzer, 45, of Palm Coast, is charged with soliciting for prostitution. 
  8. Ricky Taylor, 59, of Jacksonville is charged with soliciting for prostitution. 
  9. Abiel Tesfay, 27, of Jacksonville, is charged with soliciting for prostitution. 
  10. David Williams, 38, of Jacksonville, is charged with soliciting for prostitution. 
  11. Christopher Winfrey, 36, of Jacksonville, is charged with soliciting for prostitution. 

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