Police Target Street Crime With Stings

MARCH 10, 2007

KNOXVILLE, TN (WVLT) -- One sting overnight has brought 13 charges.

Officers from the Organized Crime Unit, Police Reserve, and West Disctrict Patrol focused on Bernard and Beaumont Avenues.

The count: Four charges for prostitution, three for solicitation, and three for writing worthless checks.

Other charges included failure to appear and possession of drug paraphernalia.