A prostitution sting in Sanford Thursday night resulted in the arrests of seven men, one of whom police said offered a chicken dinner for sex.

The Sanford Police Department's Neighborhood Response Unit conducted a Prostitution Decoy operation in the area of 27th Street and State Road 600. 

A female Investigator went undercover and posed as a street level prostitute.

"This sting is part of the Sanford Police Department's ongoing commitment to improve the quality of life for Sanford residents by going after not only those who sell sex but those who solicit sex as well," Sanford Police Chief Cecil Smith said.

During the operation police said one of the suspects, Steven Torres, offered to trade $3 and a chicken dinner for a sexual act.

Investigators arrested:

  • Ronald Barker, 67, from Winter Springs
  • Christopher Butler, 34, from DeBary
  • Tarance Carr,45, from Sanford
  • Troy Cuff, 38, from Ocoee
  • Thomas Ham, 57, from Lake Mary
  • Antonio Perez Toma, 36, from Sanford
  • Steven Torres, 32, from Melbourne

All seven were charged with procure for prostitution.