Reports from the Jackson police Twitter page indicate that 13 people were arrested in a weekend reverse prostitution sting.
As you might be aware, reverse sting involves police posing as prostitutes, whether in person or on the internet and arresting those who solicit them.
Jackson Police Department has had several successful stings in recent weeks, one of the operations involved the use of the website "Backpage."
The names of those charged with soliciting prostitution over the weekend were is as follows:
Idris Muhammad, 30
Brian Hobson, 27
Cedric Michael, 51
Willis Walter, 75
Bobby Hodge, 44
Sammie Flower, 47
Gloria Burkes, 43
Thaddeus Harris, 27
Timothy Henry, 34
Jonathan Wilson, 30
Ronnie Jackson, 48
Derrick McDonald, 25
Marcus Williams, 36
Persons who have knowledge of this or any other crime, are requested to call JPD at 601-960-1234 or Crime Stoppers at 601-355-TIPS (8477).
One can also send a text to 847411 and enter "JPD," followed by the tip information, then press "send."
You can also submit a tip online by clicking on the web tip link on the homepage of the Central MS Crime Stoppers website, or submit your tip information from a mobile device or any other computer by going to www.P3tips.com.