13 arrested in Chattanooga prostitution sting

13 arrested in Chattanooga prostitution sting

September 8th, 2011 by Staff Report in Local - Breaking News

Undercover Chattanooga police officers arrested 13 men and women late Wednesday night in a prostitution sting throughout East Lake, Highland Park, Rossville Boulevard and East Chattanooga.

The suspects, ranging in age from 20 to 44, were each charged with prostitution within 1.5 miles of a school.

The officers approached men and women whom they believed to be prostitutes and tried to make dates with them. Of those approached, the following were arrested:

Cynthia Pittman, 33

Nikki Walker, 25;

Jennifer Brenner, 38;

Kyesha Thomas, 24;

Karen Johnson, 44;

Arnetta Moss, 42;

Courtney Foster, 28;

Amber Santora, 20;

Tonya McCoy, 40;

Andrew Shepherd, 28;

William Patillo, 40;

Barbara Johnson, 44, and;

Shannon Waters, 34.