MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – A Melbourne police officer accused of meeting prostitutes for sex while on-duty has been fired.
According to a spokesperson for the Melbourne Police Department, Jose Otero is no longer with the department after the chief decided to terminate him.
Otero was out of a job as of Friday, July 20.
That’s just two days after News 13 reported that investigators said Otero had sex with at least four prostitutes while on the job.
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement investigated the case and set up surveillance on Otero they said caught him picking up and dropping of prostitutes.
Otero has a court hearing on August 1.