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Six arrested during prostitution sting in Temple

Four arrested while on their lunch break
Posted at 2:10 PM, Sep 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-25 15:10:59-04

TEMPLE, TX — Six men have been arrested following a prostitution sting in Temple.

On September 24, the Bell County Sheriff's Department Special Crimes Unit, assisted by the Bell County Sheriff’s Department Criminal Investigations Division and Criminal Interdiction Deputies, conducted a John Suppression Sting in the Temple area.

Officials say the purpose of the operation was to identify and arrest individuals seeking sexual acts in exchange for a fee.

In a six-hour period, six men were arrested for prostitution and transported to the Bell County Jail. Four of the men were employed, on-duty, and on their lunch break when arrested.

All of the men are from the Bell County area. Authorities have identified them as:

  • 27-year-old Shaquille White
  • 45-year-old Robert Babcock
  • 45-year-old Hans Bailey
  • 42-year-old Cory Cannon
  • 34-year-old Daniel Harris
  • 48-year-old Michael Jordan.