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Prostitution Stings Conducted by Renton Police (FAKE AD ATTACHED)

Posted by John Tymczyszyn | Apr 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

This year police in many Cities around the Seattle area have conducted "Minor Prostiution" or "Attempted Commercial Sexual Abuse of a Minor" stings. Cities like: Kent, Bellevue, Renton and Seattle have been conducting these "John Operations."  Different websites have been used due to the closing of law enforcement has been even more aggressive in using adult dating sites to conduct these operations.

In the City of Renton police conducted a sting operation that concluded in the arrest of 12 men. Additionally, 58 year old Timothy Brickell was arrested and is a softball coach in Woodinville. This specific sting was conducted on

These stings were conducted on or around April 16, 2019. 

Click here to watch this recent KIRO 7 news story.

Teen girls' softball coach arrested in undercover child sex sting


Ads like this one have been recently used by Renton Police: 

I have listed the RCW for Commercial Sexual Abuse of a Minor below:

RCW 9.68A.100

Commercial sexual abuse of a minorPenaltiesConsent of minor does not constitute defense.

(1) A person is guilty of commercial sexual abuse of a minor if:
(a) He or she provides anything of value to a minor or a third person as compensation for a minor having engaged in sexual conduct with him or her;
(b) He or she provides or agrees to provide anything of value to a minor or a third person pursuant to an understanding that in return therefore such minor will engage in sexual conduct with him or her; or
(c) He or she solicits, offers, or requests to engage in sexual conduct with a minor in return for anything of value.
(2) Commercial sexual abuse of a minor is a class B felony punishable under chapter 9A.20 RCW.
(3) In addition to any other penalty provided under chapter 9A.20 RCW, a person guilty of commercial sexual abuse of a minor is subject to the provisions under RCW 9A.88.130 and 9A.88.140.
(4) Consent of a minor to the sexual conduct does not constitute a defense to any offense listed in this section.
(5) For purposes of this section, "sexual conduct" means sexual intercourse or sexual contact, both as defined in chapter 9A.44 RCW.

If you have been charged in the Kent Municipal Court or anywhere in King County, Washington with patronizing a prostitute then you should read this article.

You can learn more by visiting our PROSTITUTION STING OPERATION page or calling John T Law at (425) 533-2156 for a free consultation.

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John Tymczyszyn

Attorney John T. is a third generation Washingtonian, Navy Veteran and criminal defense attorney.


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