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Super Bowl XIX

Tampa crackdown already nets 19 women on prostitution charges


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Super Bowl XIX

1/30 UPDATE: Fourteen more busts in Tampa

JANUARY 28--Since it is Super Bowl week in Tampa, the local cops are cracking down on hookers working from area hotels, street corners, private residences, and massage parlors.

As is customary in the days before football's championship game, police have been rounding up women on prostitution charges, lest they supposedly cash in on the influx of out-of-town pigskin fans.

As seen on the following pages, 19 suspects-aged 19 to 53--have been nabbed since Monday, with each arrestee posing for a mug shot at the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office. (19 pages)