published Thursday, September 8th, 2011

13 arrested in Chattanooga prostitution sting

Undercover Chattanooga police officers arrested 13 men and women late Wednesday night in a prostitution sting throughout East Lake, Highland Park, Rossville Boulevard and East Chattanooga.

The suspects, ranging in age from 20 to 44, were each charged with prostitution within 1.5 miles of a school.

The officers approached men and women whom they believed to be prostitutes and tried to make dates with them. Of those approached, the following were arrested:

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Cynthia Pittman, 33

Nikki Walker, 25;

Jennifer Brenner, 38;

Kyesha Thomas, 24;

Karen Johnson, 44;

Arnetta Moss, 42;

Courtney Foster, 28;

Amber Santora, 20;

Tonya McCoy, 40;

Andrew Shepherd, 28;

William Patillo, 40;

Barbara Johnson, 44, and;

Shannon Waters, 34.

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nucanuck said...

What a waste of government resourses.

September 9, 2011 at 1:14 a.m.
dao1980 said...

It sounds so heavy duty hard core when you call it a "sting"...

I'm sure that all of the officers involved are very proud of their little sting.

September 9, 2011 at 8:07 a.m.
bikerwomyn said...

Where are the other men's names who were arested? All those women arrested and only 2 guys?

September 9, 2011 at 10:46 a.m.
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