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Vollmer arrested in Florida prostitution sting operation

March 2, 2011

Photo courtesy of Lee County Sheriff's Office

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. – The Lee County Sheriff's Office in Bonita Springs, Fla. reports that John Joseph Vollmer, 64, of St. Marys, was arrested at 7:40 p.m. on Feb. 23 and charged with the solicitation of prostitution.
According to police, on Feb. 23 the Lee County Sheriff's Office Narcotics/Vice unit conducted a vice operation in the area of Bonita Springs, Fla. The focus of the operation was to make contact with females offering sexual services on the internet. In addition, the unit also focused on the males soliciting females from these internet web sites.
At approximately 4 p.m., an undercover detective received a phone call from a male who identified himself as "Tom" and booked an appointment for sex all night long for $1,000. At approximately 7:35 p.m., the undercover detective received a knock at the door at 8951 Bonita Beach Rd. in Bonita Springs by a white male who identified himself as "Tom." "Tom" was later identified as John Joseph Vollmer.
According to police records, Vollmer entered the room and made contact with the undercover detective. Vollmer had a grocery bag and removed a Sprite soda and handed it to the undercover detective. He then sat down on the bed and handed the undercover detective $200 in cash for straight sex. Vollmer then opened up the grocery bag and handed the undercover detective several items that were sexual in nature. The undercover detective then provided the narcotics unit with the pre-arranged takedown signal.
Members of the narcotics unit then entered the room, taking Vollmer into custody.
Information obtained on the Lee County Sheriff's Office website indicates that Vollmer was officially booked on one count of procure for prostitute-solicit another for lewdness assignt first offense, a second-degree misdemeanor. He was released at 3:09 a.m. on Feb. 24 on surety bond.
Vollmer is scheduled to appear in the Lee County Court before Judge John E. Duryea Jr. at 8 a.m. on March 15.


Laws that regulate consensual

May 26, 2011 by EmmettI (not verified), 4 years 13 weeks ago
Comment: 126

Laws that regulate consensual human sexuality tend to be controversial. Utah anti-prostitution legislation is no exception. Not only does the legislation make prostitution illegal, but the recent amendment to the legislation is so broadly worded that it could possibly make acting sexual illegal in itself. The lawsuit may cost an installment loan or two.

Luke 6:37 - "Do not judge, and you will not be judged."

April 8, 2011 by ProutyParker (not verified), 4 years 20 weeks ago
Comment: 104

A guy, or girl for that matter, should be able to pay for sex and be left alone, no one the wiser. If he was in a brothel in the great state of Nevada, where prostitution is legal in 8 counties, he would not have been arrested and it would have not made the front page of the St. Marys paper. If he would have spent many hours and much more money, he could have picked up a girl in a bar, but he chose to save time, money, and it would have not made the front page of the paper. Leave the guy alone!
Individuals who have stated "depraved, sordid behavior"; "Well he should be embarrassed don't you think"; "First a prostitute, maybe a child next time"; and Elk County Catholic High School need to locate a Bible (not easy to find in a Catholic Church), look in the Table of Contents to locate Luke 6:37, then go to the page number and READ!
Luke 6:37 - New International Version (©1984)
"Do not judge, and you will not be judged. Do not condemn, and you will not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven."

Vollmer story not about $$$ for paper

March 20, 2011 by namw withheld (not verified), 4 years 23 weeks ago
Comment: 91

I am a member of this man's family and he deserves the humiliation he gets from this depraved, sordid behavior. His wife is a beautiful and nice schoolteacher who dedicated her life to working with handicapped students. THIS IN NO WAY HUMILIATES HER. It is front-page news because he coaches high school students at Elk County Catholic High School. Rather, coached them, as he has been fired. That, my friend, makes it front-page news.

Shame on you

March 4, 2011 by Smalltowner (not verified), 4 years 25 weeks ago
Comment: 70

What purpose did it serve to put this in the local paper other than to humiliate this mans family. Aren't they all suffering enough? Whoever permitted this to run is a bully, plain and simple. Again, shame on you.

News Or Dragging Through The Dirt

March 3, 2011 by joemamma (not verified), 4 years 25 weeks ago
Comment: 69

This is a second degree misdemeanor! There is no reason for this other than to sell newspapers.

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