Chattanooga police arrested and cited 13 people in a two-day long prostitution sting this week, police said today.
Investigators targeted the Oak Grove and East Lake neighborhoods in the operation on Wednesday and Thursday, police said. Several individuals were charged with gambling and prostitution.
Eight people were arrested the first day in Oak Grove and five people were arrested and cited the second day at two locations in East Lake: 2800 Watauga Street and 2000 Willow Street.
Suspects are listed below:
Freddie Hodges, 56: Gambling, Gambling device
William Beamon, 47: Gambling, Gambling device
Kenya Russell, 33: Obstruction of a passageway
Ashton Ammons, 23: Obstruction of a passageway
Deborah Raines, 43: Prostitution
Wendy Smith, 37: Prostitution
Shannon Speck, 34: Prostitution
Marion Heard, 43: Prostitution
Edward Holloway, 64: patronizing prostitution, simple possession of crack cocaine
Gerald Watkins, 53: patronizing prostitution
Ivan Montanez, 49: patronizing prostitution
William Watkins, 31: patronizing prostitution
Kenneth Brite, 57: patronizing prostitution
Note: Available mugshots have been posted. Not everyone has been booked.