Date: August 14, 2009
Time: 1:00 PM
Bronson, Florida- The Levy County Sheriff's Office Drug Task Force Agent Rob Bowers arrested Holly Maravolo from Summerfield, Florida for prostitution. An undercover agent seen Maravolo on foot approaching and also flagging down motorist on Alt 27 in the city of Bronson. The undercover agent maintained surveillance on Maravolo and suspected that she was prostituting.
Agent Bowers parked his undercover vehicle at the Lil Champ convenience store at the corner of Alt 27 and State Road 24. Agent Bowers was immediately approached by Maravolo. She stated that she was working attempting to make some money. Maravolo advised Bowers for $ 50.00 he could have anything he wanted, referring to sex. Bowers advised Maravolo he only had a $20.00 dollar bill and she agreed. They drove to a predetermined location with back up following. While in route Maravolo asked Bowers if he was the police and he said no. When Maravolo was asked the same question she pulled up her shirt exposing herself and stated "Does this look like I'm the Police?" When they arrived at the location Agent Rogers pulled up and the two drug agents identified themselves as Sheriff's deputies and Maravolo was arrested without incident.
This is the second arrest the Levy County Sheriff's Office has made for prostitution this year. Citizens are encouraged to contact the Drug Task Force Commander Lt. Duane Dykstra if they suspect any criminal activity in vice and narcotic complaints.
4720 SE 145 Place
46 Years of Age