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Rankin Co. Sheriff makes 15 prostitution arrests (Slideshow included)

RANKIN COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

The Rankin County Sheriff's Office, the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics, the Pearl Police Department and the Richland Police Department assisted the FBI Jackson Office with Operation Cross Country VIII.

The initiative was to recover underage prostitution victims and/or to develop leads on possible underage prostitution victims.

On Thursday, June 19, at the Pearl Days Inn, four were arrested for prostitution and two for procuring prostitution.  

On Friday, June 20, at the Richland Rodeway Inn, eight were arrested for prostitution and one for procuring prostitution.

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