JSO: 5 facing prostitution charges

Jacksonville Sheriff's Office makes arrests in prostitution crackdown

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(Top row) Jasmine Smith, Michelle Bruneau, Amanda Chadwell, (Bottom row) Aryana Vonteese and Rashad Mackey are facing prostitution charges.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office arrested three women, a man and a transgender person on prostitution charges over the weekend.

JSO said Rashad Mackey wouldn’t go quietly after an undercover officer gave a take-down signal. Two officers had to wrestle him to the ground and taser him, police said.

Aryana Vonteese, was arrested after an undercover officer met her through the Backpage website, police said.

This weekend's arrest was Michelle Bruneau’s 16th for prostitution.

Police said Amanda Chadwell was arrested after police contacted her through an unnamed escort service site.

The fifth person arrested was Jasmine Smith.

Several of the arrest reports indicated JSO was responding to citizen complaints about prostitution. 

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