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A PORT CHARLOTTE WOMAN IS BEHIND BARS FOR THE SECOND TIME IN A WEEK AFTER SHE SOLD DRUGS TO AN UNDERCOVER DETECTIVE AND OFFERED HIM SEX FOR MONEY.  CHARLOTTE COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY 34 YEAR OLD JENNIFER VENTRE SENT A TEXT TO THE OFFICER TO SELL HIM COCAINE IN THE WINN DIXIE PARKING LOT ON KINGS HIGHWAY FRIDAY NIGHT.  VENTRE MET THE DETECTIVE, GOT INTO HIS CAR AND TOLD HIM TO DRIVE TO THE LUTHER ROAD APARTMENTS.  SHE GOT OUT AND TOLD THE DETECTIVE TO DRIVE AROUND AND COME BACK.  SHE GOT BACK INTO THE CAR AND SOLD HIM THE COKE; THEN AS THEY DROVE AWAY SHE OFFERED HIM SEX FOR A HUNDRED BUCKS.  WHEN THE DEAL WAS SET, DEPUTIES STOPPED THE CAR IN THE WALGREENS PARKING LOT AT KINGS HIGHWAY AND RAMPART BOULEVARD.  VENTRE WAS CHARGED WITH SALE AND DELIVERY OF CRACK COCAINE, POSSESSION OF CRACK COCAINE, AND SOLICIATION OF PROSTITUTION.  SHE ALSO HAD HER BOND REVOLKED FROM AN ARREST FIVE DAYS EARLIER ON DRUG CHARGES.  SHE REMAINS IN THE CHARLOTTE COUNTY JAIL ON $21,500 BOND.