2 arrested in Philadelphia prostitution sting
PHILADELPHIA - March 18, 2013 -- Two men are under arrest following a prostitution investigation at a Philadelphia hotel.
Police say they received a tip on Wednesday that prostitution was taking place inside the Roosevelt Inn at 7600 Roosevelt Boulevard.
At 9:45 p.m. Friday, Philadelphia Police and the FBI conducted a sting at the location, resulting in two arrests.
Emanuel Banks, 22 of the 1600 block of Margaret Street was charged with prostitution and related offenses.
Christopher Powell, 30, of the 200 block of Watson Road in Sharon Hill, was arrested on narcotics charges.
philadelphia, prostitution, local/state
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