9 Arrested In Cloquet Prostitution Sting

By KBJR News 1

9 Arrested In Cloquet Prostitution Sting

June 30, 2011 Updated Jun 30, 2011 at 1:09 PM CDT

Cloquet ,MN (Northland's NewsCenter) Nine men have been arrested in a prostitution sting in Cloquet.

According to the Cloquet Police Department the sting operation had 28 inquiries in all which consisted of text messages, emails and phone calls.

The operation stemmed from the gathering of information over the last year that individuals had been seeking prostitution for hire via the internet.

Multiple agencies assisted with the sting and all of the suspects were taken and booked at the Carlton County Law Enforcement Center on the charge of Prostitution or the Solicitation, which is a misdemeanor.