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Clarksville police 'skip the games' in prostitution sting, make 11 arrests

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Jeremy Brown (CPD)
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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. -- A two-day prostitution demand reduction operation in Clarksville nets 11 arrests.

People who provided or solicited sexual services in exchange for money using were targeted in a sting, according to the Clarksville Police Department. The ten men and one woman arrested were met by undercover officers at planned locations after they either answered or placed an online ad and negotiated prices for services.

Police say prostitution is often linked to many crimes, including human trafficking.

Arrested were:

Maranda Yetton, 43, Clarksville: prostitution, unlawful drug paraphernalia

Jeremy Brown, 40, Hopkinsville: patronizing prostitution

Juston Norfleet 48, Erin: patronizing prostitution

Barry Wallace, 53, Dover: patronizing prostitution

Steven Ward, 30, Clarksville: patronizing prostitution, simple possession

Alejandrino Velasco, 33, Clarksville: patronizing prostitution

Isaiah Pride, 33, Erin: patronizing prostitution

Mark Miller, 47, Ridgeway, S.C.: patronizing prostitution

Javier Gonzalez Garcia, 26, Clarksville: patronizing prostitution, (hold for other agency)

Jose Luis Gonzalez Bravo, 26, Clarksville: patronizing prostitution

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John Bowers, 36: patronizing prostitution

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