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October 19, 2011

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Welcome to JohnTV.com…

John (jon) n. Slang: the anonymous male customer of a prostitute (as in ‘John Doe’) TV (tē’vē’) n. Short for television (as in the medium in which Johns often find themselves when busted with a prostitute) Since 1996 Oklahoma’s own Video Vigilante®, Brian Bates, has been using his video camera to document the graphic realities […]

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March 26, 2015

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UCO senior pleads guilty to operating a brothel & aiding in the prostitution of his girlfriend; As predicted, goes virtually unpunished

3/26/2015 (updated 3/27/2015) – Edmond, OK — A University of Central Oklahoma senior has pleaded guilty to criminal charges related to operating a brothel out of his Edmond apartment and furthering the prostitution efforts of his live-in girlfriend. And, as predicted by JohnTV, his sentence does more to encourage prostitution than to deter it. JohnTV […]

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March 25, 2015

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Three alleged pimps/traffickers of OKC teen escape justice at the hands of Oklahoma County prosecutors

3/25/2015 (updated 3/26/2015) – OKC, OK — Its becoming pretty routine in Oklahoma County… Law enforcement risks their lives and dedicate expensive resources in an effort to investigate cases of prostitution and human sex trafficking only to have the case fall apart or pleaded out once it gets to the Oklahoma County District Attorney’s Office. […]

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March 24, 2015

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UCO student charged with operating a brothel out of Edmond apartment

3/24/2015 (updated 3/26/2015)- Edmond, OK — A senior at the University of Central Oklahoma (UCO) has been charged with multiple crimes related to allegedly operating a house of prostitution out of his upscale Edmond apartment with his girlfriend. JohnTV was the first to break the story back in January after 24-year-old Ali Hussain Al Yousuf was arrested […]

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March 20, 2015

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Amateur porn star from California busted AGAIN in OKC for prostitution

3/20/2015 – OKC, OK — An amateur porn star out of California has been arrested for the second time in Oklahoma City during an online prostitution sting. Earlier this month, members of the Oklahoma City Vice Unit arrested 20-year-old California resident Monica Katherine Jarvis in a motel after she allegedly agreed to engage in sex […]

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March 16, 2015

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Pregnant OKC Backpage/Robinson prostitute stabbed by boyfriend while driving on I-35; Boyfriend jumps from bridge

3/16/2015 (updated 3/21/2015) – OKC, OK — A pregnant Oklahoma City woman, known to prostitute online and on S. Robinson Ave., was viciously stabbed by her live-in boyfriend while she was driving on I-35. The boyfriend was taken into custody after jumping off an overpass into the Oklahoma River. Sunday afternoon Katelyn Nichole Powers, 22, was driving […]

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March 16, 2015

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US Army sergeant and sex abuse victims advocate admits to organizing prostitution ring

3/16/2015 – Fort Hood, TX — A US Army sergeant that had been entrusted to advocate for fellow soldiers who are victims of sexual abuse has admitted to a military tribunal that he was in fact acting as a pimp while stationed at Fort Hood in Texas. According to media reports, (NCO) Sgt.1st Class Gregory McQueen […]

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March 16, 2015

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Weekly arrest wrap-up (3/1/2015)

The following is a list of individuals who were arrested on prostitution related charges (or who have a history of prostitution charges) during the week of 2/23/2015 – 3/1/2015 according to public records maintained by the Oklahoma County Jail and the Oklahoma City Police Department. Arrested Feb. 24, 2015 Myong Min, DOB 4/10/1955, Oriental female, reportedly […]

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March 16, 2015

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Former Oklahoma City teen truck stop prostitute featured in Montana article on sex trafficking survivors

3/16/2015 – Missoula, MT — (as appeared on MissoulaNews.BigSkyPress.com by Ted McDermott on 3/12/2015) Excerpt…. “On a rural dirt road far northeast of Missoula, a nondescript log home sits surrounded by woods and fields. Inside, up a flight of stairs, the home’s owners, Rick and Pat Freeland, have arranged two rooms with five beds, decorated […]

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March 16, 2015

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Former ‘Ice Road Trucker’ star sentenced to prison after kidnapping prostitute

3/16/2015 – Las Vegas, NV — A former reality TV ‘star’ has been sentenced to over a decade in prison after kidnapping a prostitute and trying to extort a ransom for her release. According to media outlets, Tim Zickuhr, formerly of the History Channel reality show ‘Ice Road Truckers; Deadliest Roads’ was sentenced to 15-years in […]

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March 15, 2015

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Texas pimp pleads guilty in federal court to prostituting OKC teen

3/15/2015 – Dallas, TX — A Dallas man who traveled to Oklahoma to lure a teen into prostituting for him in various cities throughout Texas pleaded guilty earlier this month in federal court and now faces up to a decade behind bars. According to a recently posted press release by the FBI, Justin Dishon Brathwaite, 27, […]

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March 14, 2015

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All charges dropped against Tulsa teen accused of human sex trafficking

3/14/2015 – Tulsa, OK — A Tulsa teen facing life behind bars for the alleged human sex trafficking of at least two minors has had all of his charges dismissed by Tulsa County prosecutors. As JohnTV reported back in Jan., Dashawn Patrick Hervey, 18, was arrested after Tulsa police were called out to his location regarding […]

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March 14, 2015

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OKC man gets prison for role in ‘Cathouse’ murders

3/14/2015 – Oklahoma — An Oklahoma City man pleads guilty to his role in the murder of six and will spend the next 25-years in prison. Jonathan Allen Cochran, 36, (see photo, top left) was previously identified as one of four defendants who targeted a powerful gang leader and ending up killing five others simply because […]

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March 13, 2015

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Weekly arrest wrap-up (2/22/2015)

The following is a list of individuals who were arrested on prostitution related charges (or who have a history of prostitution charges) during the week of 2/16/2015 – 2/22/2015 according to public records maintained by the Oklahoma County Jail and the Oklahoma City Police Department. Arrested Feb. 17, 2015 Yanping Ning, DOB 7/16/1990, Oriental female, reportedly […]

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March 12, 2015

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JohnTV addresses students on the University of Oklahoma campus about the reality of local human sex trafficking

3/12/2015 – Norman, OK — JohnTV was one of two guests invited to address a group of University of Oklahoma students and the public at a human trafficking awareness event last night on the OU campus. JohnTV founder and Video Vigilante Brian Bates and Dr. Lori Basey with No Boundaries International addressed the audience for […]

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March 11, 2015

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Moore woman catches husband consorting with prostitutes and sends the proof to JohnTV

  3/11/2015 – Moore, OK — A woman in Moore claims her husband has been soliciting sex online and she sent her evidence to JohnTV to serve as a warning to other unsuspecting spouses. JohnTV has been outing men engaged in prostitution in Oklahoma for almost 20-years, but this is a first – a wife is […]

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