Police said a female officer posed as a prostitute during the operation.
Officers said they would not release more information on the locations involved, but a source close to the investigation told ABC 57 one of the sting operations was on South Main Street.
Officers said prostitution is something the department is cracking down on. Elkhart Mayor Dick Moore said prostitution is not a prevalent problem in his city. It comes and it goes.
But the s show the trend is steady. In the fall ofElkhart Police arrested nine people in two separate sting operations.
Early this year, in May, Federal authorities busted a multi-state prostitution organization with ties to Elkhart; Court documents show the predominantly Hispanic ring distributed business cards throughout the community, and even housed prostitutes at a Hendersoville Rockford escorts in Elkhart.
Elkhart officers said they think it is because the department listens to citizens, and takes tips seriously.
We want to make sure we keep everybody safe. The mayor said he does not understand why people participate in prostitution in his city.
Police said they know it will happen again, and they plan to take action when officers get word prostitution is happening in Elkhart. It dies Kayo escort Beaumont from time to time, and then it pops back up and we have to deal with it.
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