9 arrested in prostitution sting

A prostitution sting nets 9 arrests in Johnstown. Officers from Johnstown, Loveland, Fort Collins and Evans conducted the operation along with the Larimer County Sheriff’s office, the FBI and Homeland Security. The sting started with posts from law enforcement, looking for sexual services. When the women showed up they were arrested. During the sting, authorities stopped a car that was with one of the women. That led to the arrests of two men, one of whom was charged with human trafficking. Also in that car, an at-risk child was taken into protective custody.