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Twenty-six arrested in Clarksville prostitution sting

Twenty-six arrested in Clarksville prostitution sting

Fabian Ramirez /Clarksville Police Department

By Officer Natalie Hall, CPD

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – In response to the increase in drug and criminal activity around the Exit 4 area, detectives from District 3 Criminal Investigations began an operation around March 1, which continued through the April 1.

The investigation focused on advertisements that were being placed on Backpage.com. Officers placed an ad in the adult escort section and also responded to ads in the escort section. As a result, the following arrests were made:

Alexander Shook, Andre Bell, Fabian Ramirez, James Allen, Juan Gonzales, Stacy Spencer, Eric Hoosier aka Pancake, Chad Delgado, Slyvares Light, Brandon Smith, Zachary Arkin, Daniel Beard, Dervon King, Bryan Hall, Julian Martin, Christopher Ricketson, James Lauer, Jerry Walker, Jerico Chanvong, John Winters, Wade Green, Elliot Powell, Keith Garrett, Elizabeth Cook, Tammy Hopkins, Erin Hacker

This operation was conducted at various times of the day and different days of the week and will be an on-going operation that will be conducted periodically.

CPD will continue to place ads and monitor this site, as well as others.

See photos of the suspects below:

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