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Six arrested in Johnson County prostitution sting

Five arrested in Johnson County prostitution sting

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Alexandra Williams Alexandra Williams
Cidney Miller Cidney Miller
Jasmin Howell Jasmin Howell
Madison Deason Madison Deason
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    Police have arrested five people on prostitution and pimping charges in Johnson County. The two-day sting in the town of Hills uncovered a prostitution ring involving a 15 year-old-girl. More >>
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HILLS (KWWL) -

The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office has arrested five people in a human trafficking case, which involved at least one minor.

The arrests were made in Hills over a two-day period this week.

According to court documents, a law enforcement officer set up an appointment to meet with the prostitutes through a known prostitution website.

Robert Jackson is accused of bringing two women to meet the undercover officer with the intention of having one of the women perform a sex act.

Jasmin Howell is also accused of bringing another female to a prostitution appointment that was part of the prostitution sting.

Alexandra William was also arrested. Police say she met with an undercover officer and brought two other women with her with the intention of the women performing a sex act.

One of the alleged prostitutes was 15 years old.

Robert Jackson was charged with two counts of pimping.

Jasmin Howell was charged with one count of pimping.

Alexandra Williams was charged with one count of prostitution aiding and abetting

Madison Deason was charged with one count of conspiracy to commit prostitution.

Cidney Miller was charged with prostitution aiding and abetting.

The Sheriff’s Office says the investigation is ongoing.

The Iowa City Police Department, Coralville Police Department, University of Iowa Police Department, Marion Police Department, and the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation have also been involved in the investigation.

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