PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A prostitution sweep in Philadelphia on Thursday net nine “Johns.”

The sweep was conducted on July 31st in the 16th Police District.

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Nine people were arrested and charged with soliciting sex from undercover officers:

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#1. Steven Reed 52, of Parkside Avenue
#2. Pedro Louis Sorita Para 27, of North 42nd Street
#3. Erick Riddick 26, of North Yewdall Street
#4. Joseph Johnson 46, of North 55th Street
#5. Andrew Blakey 25, of Revere Road, Drexel Hill, PA
#6. Roger Dozier 50, of South 57th Street
#7. Preston Catchings 56, of Gross Street
#8. Tiras Porteous 33, of Allengrove Street
#9. Thomas Brown 49, of Westminster Avenue

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