Prostitution operation discovered in Monroe County


SMITHFIELD TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)- A prostitution sting in the Poconos has led to a slew of arrests.

Malik Edwards of Tobyhanna and Tarkira Bell of Virginia face human trafficking charges. Detectives say the operation was run out of a hotel in Smithfield Township.

In addition to the accused traffickers, officers say they arrested several people who thought they were visiting prostitutes.

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