JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – Jonesboro Police announce the arrest of 11 people in an undercover online prostitution bust.
According to the Jonesboro Police Department, investigators with the PROWL Unit conducted an online prostitution investigation using an undercover cop posing as a prostitute in a Jonesboro hotel.
Eleven people were charged with sexual solicitation as part of the weeklong undercover investigation.
According to Arkansas law, sexual solicitation means a person offers to pay a fee to a person to engage in sexual activity, or solicits or requests a person to engage in sexual activity in return for a fee.
The following individuals were arrested and charged:
Jon L. Steimer, 21, of Paragould
Larry T. Bradshaw, 63, of Jonesboro
Dennis D. Fowler, 51, of Marion
Bradley K. Harris, 22, of North Little Rock
James G. Cunningham, 69, of Jonesboro
William C. Kite, 44, of Vilonia
Badr A. Alghoson, 21, of Jonesboro
Kyle J. Boehnen, 30, of Waukesha, WI
Edward A. Wiseman, 64, of Jonesboro
Kenneth D. Davenport, 61, of Newport
Blake A. Brasher, 35, of Beech Grove
All 11 individuals are set or scheduled to appear in Craighead County District Court.