22 Busted During Van Nuys Prostitution Sting

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VAN NUYS (CBSLA.com) —  A prostitution sting in Van Nuys Thursday evening netted 22 arrests.

Officials said the arrests — nine men and 13 women — included prostitutes and johns.

The sting was conducted along a four-mile stretch of Sepulveda Boulevard from Raymer Street to Ventura Boulevard, according to authorities.

During the four-hour sting operation 19 people were arrested for solicitation of prostitution, one for loitering for the purposes of prostitution, one for lewd conduct and one for the possession of methamphetamine.


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