Police: 33 arrested in Joliet prostitution sting

February 16, 2011 4:08:21 AM PST
Joliet police say they have arrested 33 people in a sting they called Operation Room Service.

Authorities say the prostitution crackdown started in December, with the most recent arrests last Friday.

The suspects include alleged prostitutes, pimps and would-be customers who answered online adds to meet prostitutes at five hotels.

Police also say they seized $2,000, 11 cell phones and 10 vehicles.