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Posted at 07:41 AM ET, 08/15/2011

D.C. prostitution stings nets 74 arrests

D.C. police say 74 people were arrested in a 12-hour operation that targeted prostitution downtown.

Operation Off the Streets, which targeted men and women engaged in prostitution on the streets, in hotels and on the Internet, wrapped up at 6 a.m. Saturday.

Police say they had help from people who provided information that led to many of the arrests and hotel chains that provided tools and settings to carry out the operation.

By Associated Press  |  07:41 AM ET, 08/15/2011

Categories:  The District

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