Chattanooga police shut down alleged brothel

Over the past two weeks the Chattanooga Police Department has received multiple anonymous citizen complaints concerning possible narcotics and prostitution activity located at and near 2210 East 17th St resulting in four arrest and the condemnation of the residence located at 2210 East 17th St.
photo Over the past two weeks the Chattanooga Police Department has received multiple anonymous citizen complaints concerning possible narcotics and prostitution activity located at and near 2210 East 17th St resulting in four arrest and the condemnation of the residence located at 2210 East 17th St.

Chattanooga police shut down an alleged brothel in East Chattanooga on Tuesday after receiving complaints from citizens about criminal activity at the home, according to police.

Police arrested four women, and city code inspectors condemned the house at 2210 East 17th Street, according to police.

Officers visited the home on Tuesday and spoke with the tenant, Roland Haygood. He told police he was the only person who lived in the house but when pressed admitted that he does allow "girls" to use the rooms occasionally.

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