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Six arrested in St. Joseph prostitution bust Friday night

The St. Joseph Police Department with the assistance of Break Every Chain Coalition conducted a special operation Friday night to address the demand for prostitution within the community.

Posted: Apr 27, 2019 9:08 AM
Updated: Apr 27, 2019 10:32 AM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) The St. Joseph Police Department with the assistance of Break Every Chain Coalition conducted a special operation Friday night to address the demand for prostitution within the community.

During Friday's operation, a total of six people were arrested. The operation was conducted in the area of U.S. 169 Highway and I-29.

The six arrests were made for a city ordinance violation of patronizing prostitution.

One investigation arrest was made for various charges.

In a statement, the police department says they are continuing its efforts to address crimes with potential implications of human trafficking.

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