Eight Charged In W. Knoxville Prostitution Sting

By: Nick Bona
By: Nick Bona

Knoxville (WVLT) – Police in North Knoxville have charged eight men with patronizing prostitution after a Friday evening sting.

According to the Knoxville Police Department, the sting was conducted because of citizen complaints, and targeted the area around Beaumont Avenue near Toms Street.

Mid-watch officers from KPD’s western district began the operation around 7:00 PM and concluded at midnight.

Police say the eight people arrested will face enhanced charges due to the stings location in proximity to nearby schools and churches.


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  • by April Location: Knoxville on Oct 12, 2008 at 08:26 AM
    I think the cops should worry more about women beaters,chid molesters.and of course child abuse why ca'nt they actually do their job instead of harrsing "street people" obviously those people have problems whether it's drugs or mental they need help not sent to jail!!!this is what wrong with the system the police harrasse folke that are so to speak below them in order to feel good about themselves.Get a life KPD!!!

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