Prostitution

Nine arrested in undercover Pomona prostitution sting

Nine arrested in undercover Pomona prostitution sting

An undercover operation in Pomona resulted in nine arrests Thursday in connection with prostitution, authorities said.

Pomona police and the Los Angeles County Probation Department conducted the operation on Pomona’s Holt Avenue, a corridor known for prostitution. Uniformed and undercover officers were involved in the arrests, which took place around 4 p.m. Thursday.

“The ‘Holt Corridor’ is frequently the target of illegal activities such as human trafficking, pimping, prostitution, and solicitation for prostitution,” according to a Pomona Police Department statement about the arrests. “The operation was...

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