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      6 arrested in APD prostitution sting

      Six people have been arrested in Amarillo Police Department's prostitution sting on Amarillo Boulevard on December 12,2013.

      According to APD, undercover female officers acted as prostitutes and attempted to engage with male customers trying to engage in sexual activity in exchange for money. During the investigation APD arrested six men attempting to engage in sexual activity with the undercover female agents.

      23-year-old Marcos Justin Martinez was arrested on resisting arrest, escape and prostitution charges and booked into the Potter County Corrections Center. 23-year-old Martin Alanzo Martinez, 22-year-old Mohamed Seid Berkaat, 28-year-old Justin Robert Shepard and 21-year-old Everado Gallardo were arrested on prostitution charges and booked into the Potter County Corrections Center. 34-year-old Billy Clyde Welling was arrested on prostitution and evading arrest charges and booked into the Potter County Corrections Center.