Florida mom, daughter arrested after prostitution tip

Sarasota Police say a tip about possible prostitution led to the arrest of Jennifer and Anne Dodge on various charges. (Sarasota Police)

A mother and daughter are facing criminal charges after a tip about possible prostitution led investigators to their home in Sarasota, police say.

The investigation began in June when Crime Stoppers received the tip.

Undercover police went to the home where Anne Dodge, 55, and her 30-year-old daughter Jennifer lived.

Police said Jennifer Dodge offered sexual favors to an undercover officer in exchange for money. Authorities said her mother didn't have a license when she gave a massage to an undercover officer.

Investigators searched the home of the two women on a warrant. Police arrested the mother on Aug. 16, her daughter the next day.

Police said Jennifer Dodge has three prior prostitution convictions. She is facing a new felony charge of prostitution.

Anne Dodge is facing two felony counts of unlicensed practice of a health care profession and two misdemeanor counts of massage establishments, requisites, licensure and inspection.

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