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PORTSMOUTH-- Five people were arrested during an operation that targeted prostitution Tuesday morning.

The operation started at 10 p.m. Wednesday night and ended at 4 a.m. Tuesday in the Prentis Park and Prentis Place neighborhoods. It was conducted by members of the Community Services Unit with assistance from Uniform Patrol Officers and Criminal Investigations Unit members.

The five people who were arrested are:

Beverly J. Waters, 50, with a last known address In the 10 block of Appomattox Ave. Portsmouth, VA. She was charged with one count prostitution.

Jennifer J. Broadous, 40, with a last known address In the 100 block of Wilson Street. Portsmouth. She was charged with one count of prostitution; one count of possession of a controlled substance (heroin); and one outstanding warrant for grand larceny.

Elizabeth S. Davis, 48, with a last known address in the 3500 block of King Street. Portsmouth. She received a summons for prostitution

Brenda M. Lassiter, 37, with a last known address in the 20 block of Bagley Street. Portsmouth. She was charged with one count of prostitution and one count of possession of a controlled substance (cocaine).

Tavita Neal, 38, with a last known address in the 1600 block of Elm Ave. Portsmouth. She was given a summons for prostitution


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