POSTED: Monday, August 17, 2009 - 4:21pm
UPDATED: Thursday, December 29, 2011 - 9:59pm
An undercover prostitution sting leads to several arrests this weekend in Brownsville something residents feel is needed to helping clean up the downtown area. Octavo Galvan, Griselda Prieto, Milagros Cervantes all arrested by police for offering sex. This all happening in the downtown on Saturday and Sunday in an area where many families walk.
Police say one of the prostitutes Octavo Galvan was walking on the 600 block of east 12th street. He approached the unmarked police car and offered oral sex to the officer for $20 that's then the officer arrested him.
Laura Moreno has owned her family run beauty supply business for 30 years. She is glad police are out on the weekend doing these undercover stings to get prostitutes off the streets.
In addition to three people arrested for prostitution Valentin Hernandez was arrested for soliciting of prostitution.