Massage Parlor Prostitution Arrests in Sebastian, Vero Beach – Part 2

Massage parlor arrests connected to prostitution in Sebastian and Vero Beach, Florida.
Massage parlor arrests connected to prostitution in Sebastian and Vero Beach, Florida.

SEBASTIAN – Sebastian Police Department, Vero Beach Police Department, and the Indian River County Sherrif’s Office are making over 200 arrests in association with the massage parlors that were raided on Tuesday. The charges include human trafficking, racketeering, and prostitution.

Below is a list of clients who were charged with prostitution after visiting the Sebastian and Vero Beach massage parlors. We will publish additional lists as they are made available. This list is Part 2.

Vito Carlo Gioia
Vito Carlo Gioia
Harry Richard Kaplan, 62, Self Employed
Harry Richard Kaplan, 62, Self Employed
Claudio De Oliveira, 30
Claudio De Oliveira, 30
Alan S. Lhota, 56, Retired
Alan S. Lhota, 56, Retired
Terry Alfred Merwin, 53
Terry Alfred Merwin, 53
Barry Mills, 58, Contractor
Barry Mills, 58, Contractor
Jon Dwain Forest, 73, Retired
Jon Dwain Forest, 73, Retired
James Delmar Lundeen, 70, Retired
James Delmar Lundeen, 70, Retired

We started publishing the prostitution arrests early Wednesday. You can also view them here:

  1. Part 1
  2. Part 2
  3. Part 3
  4. Part 4
  5. Part 5
  6. Part 6
  7. Part 7
  8. Part 8
  9. Part 9
  10. Part 10
  11. Part 11
  12. Part 12

These are the clients who allegedly paid for prostitution at several massage parlors in Sebastian and Vero Beach.

DISCLAIMER: Arrests and mugshots were made public by complaint affidavits, arrest affidavits, and police reports. All persons arrested are innocent until proven guilty.

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