17 arrested on prostitution charges in Sumter

SUMTER, SC (WIS) - A joint operation from the Sumter Police Department and the Sumter County Sheriff's Department yielded 17 arrests for prostitution.

Police say undercover officers posed as potential clients for the prostitutes and lured them into a hotel room where they recorded the transactions.

On top of the prostitution arrests, officers say they got more than $31,000 worth of cocaine and marijuana off the streets.

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