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Five Arrested in Santa Cruz Undercover Operation

April 28, 2014 5:49 pm

On Saturday, April 25, 2014 the Santa Cruz County Anti-Crime Team Narcotic Enforcement Team and Gang Task Force along with personnel from the Santa Cruz Police Department conducted undercover operations along the lower Ocean Street  to combat the solicitation for and prostitution occurring in that area.  During the operation five individuals were arrested, three females for prostitution related charges and two males for solicitation for lewd conduct.  Additional narcotics and narcotic related charges were brought against four of the arrested individuals.  The fifth subject provided false identifying information to arresting officers.

Arrested were:  Carolyn Marie Klette, 47, of Santa Cruz; Ashlee Ward, 20, of Clovis;  Alisa Gabrielle Jiminez, 23, of Santa Cruz; Caleb Alexander, 18, of Santa Cruz and Marcos Duran Estrada, 25, of Davenport.