Nine men were arrested in Storm Lake over the weekend in connection with a prostitution enforcement action.
Storm Lake Police conducted an investigation dubbed “Operation Bad Connection” on Friday, involving the solicitation of prostitution via social media. Police arrested nine men who allegedly made contact with an undercover police officer via social media and subsequently met with the officer at a Storm Lake motel, where they were arrested.
Charged with solicitation of prostitution, an aggravated misdemeanor, were… 47-year-old Allen Eaton of Ruthven… 56-year-old Craig Johannsen of Schleswig… 58-year-old Douglas Admire of Cherokee… 63-year-old Tim Shannon of Sioux City… 24-year-old Allen Coffman of Spencer… 40-year-old Kyae Htoo of Storm Lake… 46-year-old Dan Nacke of Remsen… 44-year-old Shawn Doyle of Hastings, Minnesota… and 35-year-old Joshua Schramm of Early.
All of the men were jailed on two-thousand dollar bonds. Storm Lake Police were assisted by the Buena Vista County Attorney’s Office.