Knoxville (WVLT) -- Once again, warm weather has brought out the world's oldest profession.
And once again, police have staged a sting to stop it.
Officers from the Knoxville Police Department set up shop near Magnolia and Central avenues from 11 o'clock last night until four this morning.
During the sting they've arrested 9 people on a total of 18 charges.
Those charges include prostitution, possession of drug paraphernalia and outstanding warrants.