Eight arrested in APD prostitution sting

Eight arrested in APD prostitution sting

AMARILLO - The Amarillo Police Department says it arrested eight women following an undercover prostitution sting Thursday night.

Police identified the women as follows: Sheila Jean Bownds, 37, Ashley Nicole Brice, 33,  Jessica Lynn Graham, 30, Teiara Nicole Hill, 30, Analiza Mendoza, 42,  Bobbi Jolynn Pacheco, 26, Dusty Dawn Provins, 44, and Brandy Ann Short, 33.

All were arrested after agreeing to perform sexual acts in exchange for money, according to police. The sting took place on Amarillo Blvd, though specific intersections were not disclosed by the APD.

The Narcotics, PACE, and DHS units participated in the sting.

Two of the women, Bownds, and Mendoza, were given felony charges for having three or more prior convictions.

All were booked into the Potter County Detention Center.