Melbourne Police Make Prostitution Arrests

By  //  November 22, 2013

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three arrests made in south end of the city

BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – In continuing efforts to target known prostitutes within the City of Melbourne, the Melbourne Police Department Special Operations Unit conducted a prostitution detail within the city.  

In continuing efforts to target known prostitutes within the City of Melbourne, the Melbourne Police Department Special Operations Unit conducted a prostitution detail within the city.

In continuing efforts to target known prostitutes within the City of Melbourne, the Melbourne Police Department Special Operations Unit conducted a prostitution detail within the city.

According to the Melbourne Police Department, there were a total of three arrests in the south end of the city around the U.S. 1 corridor.

Following are those arrested and the accompanying charges. All three have prior convictions and two have enough to make today’s arrest a felony.

Arrested were Jessica Etheridge, 32, charged with Solicitation to Commit Prostitution; Shannon Lee Ballard, 26, charged with Solicitation to Commit Prostitution (Felony) and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia; and Nicole L. Bombriant, 38, charged with Solicitation to Commit Prostitution (Felony).

CRIMELINE-435-1The Melbourne Police Department is currently investigating this incident and more information may be available at a later time.  If you have any information call Crimeline at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477) or the Melbourne Police Department’s Crime Tip Line at 321-409-2259.


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