(WBRE/WYOU-TV)  A Florida woman is under arrest on prostitution and other charges in Monroe County.  According to the Monroe County District Attorney’s Office    On May 14th, as part of an undercover operation, detectives from the Monroe County Office of the District Attorney arrested Tammy Curran, 49 of Florida for prostitution-related charges.

 Detective Kim Lippincott learned that Curran had been staying at a hotel located in Smithfield Township, Monroe County.  Police say Curran had an advertisement posted on an online website known by Lippincott to be used for promoting prostitution and sex trafficking.

 Curran is currently being held in the Monroe County Correctional Facility and will appear for her preliminary hearing scheduled on Wednesday, May 21st

 This arrest is part of the District Attorney’s Office and Drug Task Force’s ongoing efforts to combat sex trafficking and illicit drug use in and around Monroe County. Detectives work with multiple organizations both locally and nationwide to help provide women involved in prostitution or sex trafficking with shelter placement and rehabilitation.

 If you suspect someone is being trafficked, please call the National Human Trafficking Hotline, 888-373-7888 or submit an anonymous tip to the DA Detectives at www.monroecountyda.com.

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