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Police sting leaves 13 suspects charged with prostitution

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CHATTANOOGA (WRCB)-- An undercover operation by Chattanooga police leaves 13 suspects facing prostitution charges.

Police Sergeant Jerri Weary says the operation was conducted Wednesday night in the Eastlake, Highland Park, Rossville Blvd and East Chattanooga areas.

Weary says undercover officers posed as "Johns" attempting setup dates.

The following suspects were either taken into custody or cited in lieu of arrest:

1. Cynthia Pittman, 33, was arrested in the 1600 block of South Willow Street. She is charged with Prostitution within 1.5 miles of a school. This is her 10th arrest for prostitution.

2. Nikki Walker, 25, was arrested in the 1700 block of  South Willow Street. She is charged with prostitution within 1.5 miles of a school. This is her third arrest for prostitution. 

3.  Jennifer Brenner, 38, was arrested in the 1800 block of South Willow Street. She is charged with Prostitution within 1.5 miles of a school. This is her eighth arrest for prostitution.  

4. Kyesha Thomas, 24, was arrested in the 2100 block of  E.  23rd Street. She is charged with Prostitution within 1.5 miles of a school.  This is her sixth arrest for prostitution. 

5. Karen Johnson, 44, was arrested in the 2700 block of Rossville Boulevard. She is charged with Prostitution within 1.5 miles of a school. This is her first arrest for prostitution. 

6.  Arnetta Moss, 42, was arrested in the 1800 block of Mulberry Street. She is charged with Prostitution within 1.5 miles of a school. This is her first arrest for prostitution.  

7.  Courtney Foster, 28, was arrested in the  1800 block of Mulberry Street. She is charged with Prostitution within 1.5 miles of a school. Comp. This is her first arrest for prostitution.  

8.  Amber Santora, 20, was arrested in the 4300 block of 7th Avenue. She is charged with Prostitution within 1.5 miles of a school. This is her second arrest for prostitution. 

9.  Tonya McCoy, 40, was arrested in the 1600 block of South Willow Strett. She is charged with Prostitution within 1.5 miles of a school.  This is her second arrest for prostitution. 

10.  Andrew Shepherd, 28, was arrested in the 1100 block of East Main Street. He is charged with Prostitution within 1.5 miles of a school. This is his first arrest for prostitution. 

11.  William Patillo, 40, was arrested in the 2100 block of East 23rd Street. He is charged with Prostitution within 1.5 miles of a school.  This is his second arrest for prostitution. 

12.  Barbara Johnson, 44, was arrested in the 900 block of North Willow Street. He is charged with Prostitution within 1.5 miles of a school. This is her eighth arrest for prostitution.  

13.  Shannon Waters, 34, was arrested in the 2200 block of East 23rd Street. She is charged with Prostitution within 1.5 miles of a school. This is her third arrest for prostitution.

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