Crimetracker: Man arrested for trying hire prostitute through website

KNOX COUNTY, Tenn. (WVLT) - The Knox County Sheriff's Department has arrested a man, accusing him of trying to hire a prostitute.

Authorities say Jason Wyatt tried to hire a prostitute from the website Backpage.com.

They say he showed up at a hotel and agreed to pay $140 for sex.

He was actually meeting with an undercover sheriff's deputy.


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