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4 Charged In Franklin Prostitution Sting

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Posted at 9:28 PM, Apr 29, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-29 22:28:57-04

Four men were arrested in a Franklin reverse prostitution sting after unknowingly arrange meet-ups online with undercover officers.

Ronnie Warren of Franklin, Timothy Rueter of Wheaton, IL, Robert Saine of Nashville and Marco Vasquez of Franklin were arrested and charged with Patronizing Prostitution.

Officers said each arranged to meet up with an undercover officers posing as prostitutes. They showed up at an undisclosed Franklin hotel and offered the officers cash for sex.

“Johns have no regard for the harm they do to a community,” said Chief Deborah Faulkner. “We will do all we can to detect, arrest, and convict anyone engaged in sex for money – both prostitutes, and Johns.”

All four suspects were scheduled to appear in court May 12 2016 at 1:00 p.m.