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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