Harris County police arrest 16 in anti-prostitution operation near FM 1960, I-45

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Updated 5:36 pm, Thursday, June 29, 2017

Harris County deputies recently announced the arrest of 16 individuals nabbed in a two-day undercover operation designed to curb the demand for prostitution. 

According to a news release from Harris County Constable, Precinct 4, authorities received complaints of wide-spread prostitution in the FM 1960 and I-45 area.

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 Police said “johns” or “purchasers” are the backbone and driving force behind human trafficking, as well as other crimes that are often associated with prostitution. 

Of the 16 men arrested, several had additional charges including unlawful carrying of a weapon and prior warrants out for their arrest.

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“The areas targeted by Constable Investigators in this operation were in close proximity to schools, daycares and churches,” said Constable Mark Herman in a prepared statement. 

Click through above to see the mugshots and charges of the arrested individuals. 

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