Prostitution sting ends with two arrests in Harlingen

      Billie Jean Sharp // Harlingen Police Department Photo

      Two women are facing criminal charges after being accused of offering sexual services for cash.

      Harlingen police arrested 20-year-old Billie Jean Sharp and 33-year-old Grisela Olvera on Saturday.

      Undercover officers arrested Sharp on the 500 block of West Madison Avenue at 6 p.m. Saturday.

      Police arrested Olvera on the 700 block of West Harrison Avenue at 6:45 p.m. Saturday.

      A criminal history inquiry revealed that Olvera had two previous convictions for prostitution.

      Investigators upgraded charges against Olvera to Class A misdemeanor prostitution.

      Both woman appeared before a Harlingen Municipal Court judge where Sharp was issued a $1,500 bond and Olvera was issued a $2,500 bond.