Prostitution Sting Nets 13 Men in NoMa

by Andrew Ramonas September 14, 2015 at 11:25 am 1 Comment

Police car lightMore than a dozen men have been apprehended since Friday in NoMa as part of a covert police operation to fight prostitution, according to authorities.

Police arrested 13 men for solicitation of prostitution near the intersection of K and North Capitol streets NE between Friday and Saturday.

Of the 13 arrests, eight happened between 3:45 and 6:15 a.m. Friday. The other five arrests occurred between 4:45 and 6:45 a.m. Saturday.

The arrests came a week after police apprehended 11 men for solicitation of prostitution during an undercover operation in the same area.

Police have worked to combat prostitution during the past few months with several undercover operations. But most of the previous arrests have been in parts of Shaw, Logan Circle and Dupont.


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