Vollmer enters into Pretrial Intervention/Deferred Prosecution Agreement

Vollmer enters into Pretrial Intervention/Deferred Prosecution AgreementLEE COUNTY, Fla. – According to information obtained from the Lee County Sheriff's Office, John Joseph Vollmer, 64, of St. Marys, was recently entered into a Pretrial Intervention/Deferred Prosecution Agreement in relation to charges of soliciting another for lewdness assignation, first offense, which were filed against him on Feb. 24. Vollmer was arrested at 7:40 p.m. on Feb. 23 and was charged with and admitted to the solicitation of prostitution after being apprehended during a vice operation conducted by the Lee County Sheriff's Office Narcotics/Vice unit in the area of Bonita Springs, Fla.According to information obtained from documents filed with the Criminal Division of the Lee County Clerk of Courts, "prosecution in this case will be deferred for a period of three months and possibly an additional three months if necessary" to allow Vollmer to meet a series of conditions.These conditions, as stated on the Pretrial Intervention/Deferred Prosecution Agreement, are: he must refrain from any violation of the law; not change his residence or leave the state of Florida without first obtaining the consent of the pretrial officer; truthfully answer all inquiries made by the pretrial officer for purposes of ensuring compliance with the conditions of the Deferred Prosecution Agreement; comply with all instructions given by the pretrial officer and report as required by the pretrial officer; not produce any positive or diluted drug screens if testing or treatment is required; pay supervision costs in the amount of $150; and pay prosecution costs in the amount of $50. He must also report for a mandatory appointment on April 6. Proof of counseling or treatment attendance must be provided when applicable. Additionally, as a special condition of the agreement, he must also attend and successfully complete a one-day prostitution prevention class and show proof that he has undergone specified health screenings. If Vollmer successfully completes the program and complies with all terms and conditions, the charges will be dropped. If he fails to comply with all conditions of the agreement, he will be required to appear before the Honorable John E. Duryea Jr. on July 8 at 8 a.m.