10 arrested in East Pasadena sex buyer sting

EAST PASADENA >> Deputies arrested 10 men ranging in age from 28 to 78 on suspicion of soliciting prostitution late Thursday during an undercover sting near Pasadena, officials said.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Human Exploitation and Trafficking Task Force conducted the sex buyer “John” sting in the unincorporated county area just East of Pasadena, sheriff’s officials said in a written statement. Undercover female deputies posed as prostitutes throughout the night.
Deputies arrested 10 men for misdemeanor solicitation of prostitution, according to the sheriff’s statement. One of them was also booked for possession of methamphetamine and driving on a suspended license.
The suspects are residents of Azusa, Duarte, El Monte, Eagle Rock, La Verne, Pasadena, Huntington Park, Los Angeles and Rancho Cucamonga.

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