Prostitution Sting in SC results in 43 arrests

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GREENVILLE, SC – Greenville Police say they have arrested 43 people in a prostitution sting.

They say Simpsonville Police helped with the investigation.

They targeted prostitutes as well as Johns, according to the release.

They also say they identified one person who may be a victim of human sex trafficking.

They are coordinating that investigation with Homeland Security.

ARRESTS

Day 1
Subjects (johns) arrested: 12
Prostitutes arrested: 11
Day 1 arrests: 23
Additional drug charges: 3
Firearms seized: 1

Day 2
Subjects (johns) arrested: 14
Prostitutes arrested: 6
Day 2 arrests: 20
Additional drug charges: 4

Summary

Total Arrests: 43
Total Charges made: 55