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A PORT CHARLOTTE WOMAN WAS ARRESTED TUESDAY AFTER SHE ALLEGEDLY OFFERED SEX FOR MONEY TO AN UNDERCOVER POLICE OFFICER.  PUNTA GORDA POLICE SAY A WOMAN IDENTIFYING HERSELF AS JADE POSTED ON AN INTERNET SITE THAT SHE PERFORMS ADULT SERVICES IN PUNTA GORDA.  AFTER CALLED THE PHONE NUMBER ADVERTISED IN THE AD, AN UNDERCOVER OFFICER WAS SET UP TO MEET JADE AT A LOCAL HOTEL LATE TUESDAY AFTERNOON.  POLICE SAY WHEN THEY MADE CONTACT WITH JADE IN THE HOTEL PARKING LOT, AND WHEN SHE ASKED WHETHER SHE SHOULD GRAB A BAG FROM HER CAR, THE OFFICER IDENTIFIED HIMSELF.  THE GIRL, IDENTIFIED AS 19 YEAR OLD JEAZIME CORTEZ, ADMITTED THAT SHE CAME TO THE HOTEL TO HAVE SEX WITH THE OFFICER IN EXCHANGE FOR $200.  CORTEZ WAS CHARGED WITH SOLICITATION FOR PROSTITUTION AND WAS RELEASED AFTER POSTING A $500 BOND.