Los Angeles – After receiving numerous complaints concerning unlawful activity going on near the corner of Imperial Avenue and Vermont Avenue, the South LA Station of the sheriff’s department conducted what they called a “john sting” on Thursday January 29.
The operation began at 3:00 p.m. and ended at 10:00 p.m. 28 members comprised the task force and several female deputies worked undercover as supposed prostitutes. In the course of their ruse, 4 male adults were arrested for misdemeanor solicitation of prostitution. In addition, one male adult was arrested for felony pandering.
Law enforcement reminds you that if you wish to contact them concerning suspicious or criminal activity, call 800-222-TIPS or text the letters TIPLA to CRIMES (274637).
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