The Cook County Sheriff’s Police Vice Unit arrested 14 men during an undercover operation targeting johns.
The men answered ads on Backpage.com and met with women who they believed were prostitutes at a Mannheim Road hotel in the western suburbs on Tuesday, Dec.30. The women were actually undercover Cook County Sheriff’s Police officers.
The men were cited for a violation of the Cook County public morals nuisance ordinance and later released.
The Sheriff’s Police’s Vice Unit arrested more than 130 men in 2014 using Backpage.com. Since 2009, Sheriff’s Police have arrested approximately 700 people from ads on Backpage.com
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