17 arrested for prostituition in Bakersfield
1 arrested for possession of substance
Last Updated: 326 days ago
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - 17 people were arrested for prostitution in Bakersfield on Thursday.
On Jan. 17, officers conducted a prostitution suppression operation, referred to as a 'John Sting', on Union Avenue.
According to officials, 17 arrests were made for solicitation of prostitution. One of the arrestees was also charged with possession of a controlled substance for sale, transportation of a controlled substance, and a parole violation.
The sting was conducted by members of the Bakersfield Police Department, Kern County Sheriff's Department Joint Vice Task Force, and California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control.
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