Nine Arrested In Prostitution Sting

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.

Join the Conversation!

To comment, the following rules must be followed:

  • No Obscenity, Profanity, Vulgarity, Racism or Violent Descriptions
  • No Negative Community Comparisons
  • No Fighting, Name-calling, or Personal Attacks
  • Multiple Accounts are Not Allowed
  • Stay on Story Topic

Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.

Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Links require admin approval before posting.
Questions may be sent to Please provide detailed information.

powered by Disqus


6450 Papermill Drive Knoxville, TN 37919 Phone - (865) 450-8888; Fax - (865) 450-8869
Copyright © 2014 WVLT-TV Inc. - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 7481142 -
Gray Television, Inc.