6 men arrested in prostitution sting at Kokomo hotel

Tips led to arrests, police say

KOKOMO, Ind. - Six men from across central Indiana have been arrested in a prostitution sting.

The undercover operation took place a Kokomo hotel, but investigators declined to name business, the Kokomo Tribune reported.

Six men were arrested on a preliminary charge of patronizing a prostitute -- Andrew J. Edgington, 41, of Peru; Christopher G. Hudson, 29, of Kokomo; Jeffrey A. Beeler, 42, of Sharpsville; Derick P. Ruble, 29, of Kokomo; Tony D. Robertson, 57, of Galveston; and William A. Young, 51, of Frankfort.

Police said citizens' tips also contributed to the arrests.

The men were taken to the Howard County Jail.

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