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Elizabeth Woman Among Eight Dancers Charged with Prostitution in Paterson

By kcora on
Paterson New Jersey

An Elizabeth woman was among eight go-go dancers at Sunrise Gentleman’s Club that are facing prostitution charges, according to police.

The undercover operation took place Friday night at the Sunrise Gentleman’s Club on Straight Street. Officials shut down the business for the night after sex was offered to the undercover officer in a backroom.

The club’s manager. Elena Mandelos, 33, of New York, was charged with maintaining a place of prostitution and controlling a prostitution business, added authorities.

Among the eight women charged with prostitution were:

Sharon Serelio, 27, of Fort Lee

Tashika Wright, 23, of Bloomfield

Deidra Russell, 21, of Tobyhana, Pa.

 Karen Carballo, 32, of Elizabeth

Cindy Perez, 22, of the Bronx

Jatnna Jimenez, 26, of Paterson

 Natasha Polvac, 22, of Passaic

 Maercy Galva, 23, of Paterson

Official added that approximately six dancers were not arrested.

The club would be permitted to re-open after club owner sorted out charges against its alcohol license, officials said.