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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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August 1, 2015

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FBI investigating disturbing allegations against Subway’s Jared Fogle; Including prostitution with a minor and attempting to coerce an adult into prostitution

8/1/2015 – According to a published article by Business Insider, the FBI has subpoenaed an affidavit containing alleged texts between former Subway spokesman Jared Fogle and a former female Subway franchisee. It is alleged that those text messages have Fogle admitting to paying a 16-year-old female $100 for sex and trying to talk another woman into […]

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July 31, 2015

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Alleged ‘Johns’ identified in Tonya Gum federal child trafficking case

7/31/2015 – The customers of a Oklahoma City woman accused of child sex trafficking have been identified. As JohnTV previously reported, 42-year-old Tonya Gay Gum has been charged in federal court with conspiracy to commit child sex trafficking and child sex trafficking. Four of Gum’s alleged male customers (aka, ‘Johns’) have also been federally charged with […]

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July 30, 2015

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Coffeyville police officer pleads guilty in Tulsa Co. to soliciting prostitution; sentenced to probation

7/30/2015 – Tulsa, OK — A Coffeyville police officer, currently on unpaid leave, has pleaded guilty in a Tulsa County courtroom to soliciting prostitution and has been given probation. As previously reported by JohnTV, earlier this year, 27-year-old Eric Eugene Wright, of Yates Center, Kansas was arrested by members of the Tulsa Police Department’s Vice […]

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July 30, 2015

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Weekly Arrest Wrap-up (7/26/2015)

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 7/20/2015 – 7/26/2015 according to public records maintained by the Oklahoma County Jail and the Oklahoma City Police Department. Arrested July 19, 2015 Charise Anderson, DOB 4/1/1986, reportedly resides in Midwest City, […]

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July 29, 2015

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Man killed by Backpage prostitute may be a wanted serial killer known to dismember his victims

7/29/2015 – Charleston, WV — A ‘John’ who was killed by his own gun at the hand of the prostitute he had procured, and then attempted to strangle, may be a previously unidentified serial killer according to police. Neal Falls, 45, of Oregon, allegedly responded to an online ad for prostitution posted to Backpage.com on July 18. In reply, […]

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July 28, 2015

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UPDATE: DA Prater’s office seeks to finally imprison Edmond child trafficker they originally let go with probation

7/28/2015 – The Oklahoma County District Attorney’s office is finally attempting to do what they should have done last year – put an admitted child sex trafficker in prison where he belongs! JohnTV readers will recall the name Joshua Ray Hudson. He’s the 22-year old Edmond man that in 2013 admitted to the sex trafficking […]

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July 25, 2015

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New Video! Ep: 439 ‘Escalade Close Call’

7/25/2015 – OKC, OK — In this episode, JohnTV’s own Video Vigilante Brian Bates exposes a ‘John’ after he picks up a known street prostitute in south Oklahoma City and engages in a lewd act in the middle of a neighborhood. If you know who this ‘John’ is, contact JohnTV. Click here to see all […]

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July 24, 2015

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JohnTV puts NW OKC neighborhood on notice of child sex trafficker living in their neighborhood

7/24/2015 – OKC, OK — JohnTV’s own Video Vigilante Brian Bates distributed fliers in an upscale NW Oklahoma City neighborhood; warning residents that an accused child sex trafficker is renting a home in their addition. Last Friday JohnTV reported on the federal indictment against Tonya Gay Gum. Prosecutors allege that Gum acted as a child trafficker – […]

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July 23, 2015

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A&E’s ‘reality’ prostitution intervention show is no more; Exposed as a fake!

7/22/2015 – A&E’s highly touted prostitution and human trafficking ‘rescue’ reality show barely lasted longer than its title – 8 Minutes. After only five episodes A&E has pulled the plug amid harsh criticism and an embarrassingly eye-opening article from Buzzfeed – in which it is alleged the show was nothing more than staged shenanigans, empty promises […]

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July 19, 2015

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Tonya Gum of OKC accused of running child sex trafficking ring; Five indicted

7/17/2015 (updated 7/31/2015) – OKC, OK — An Oklahoma City woman and four men have been named in a federal indictment alleging their involvement in a child sex trafficking ring operating in the metro. Sanford Coats, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Oklahoma announced that Tonya Gay Gum, (aka, ‘Carmen’, aka ‘Lisa’), 42, was the head […]

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July 15, 2015

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New Video! Ep: 438 ‘Threesome DENIED!’

7/15/2015- OKC, OK — After taking a break from taping for awhile, JohnTV is back with the first of several new videos. In this video, a suspected ‘John’ circles a group of known street prostitutes that are soliciting near SW 43 and S. Robinson Ave. What the ‘John’ doesn’t realize is that JohnTV’s own Video […]

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July 15, 2015

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OKC police officer previously featured in JohnTV police beating video charged with felony after attacking girlfriend

7/13/2015 – Mustang, OK — A veteran celebrated Oklahoma City Police officer that was once featured nationally in a violent ‘John’ confrontation video on JohnTV has been criminally charged after allegedly assaulting his girlfriend and putting a gun to her head. JohnTV reported on the arrest of Oklahoma City police master sergeant Gregory ‘Greg’ Douglas Driskill […]

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July 14, 2015

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Prostitute charged in Claire’s Red Door brothel case pleads guilty, receives probation

7/14/2015 – OKC, OK — The only woman criminally charged so far as a prostitute in the ‘Claire’s Red Door’ brothel sting has pleaded guilty and been sentenced to probation. JohnTV was the first to break the news of the undercover bust that dismantled the upscale brothel, located across the street from million dollar homes in the […]

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July 13, 2015

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JohnTV interviews Glenna, who prostituted on S. Robinson Ave. for nearly two decades.

7/13/2015 – OKC, OK — JohnTV.com’s founder Brian Bates interviews Glenna Rich, a former street prostitute who worked south Oklahoma City for nearly two decades before finding the strength to make a new life for herself. Glenna began prostituting on S. Robinson Ave. around 1996, the same year Bates picked up his video camera and was dubbed […]

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July 13, 2015

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Woman busted prostituting in front of her infant daughter and teen sister for her UCO student pimp receives probation

7/13/2015 – Edmond, OK — A young woman who made local headlines after she and her college student pimp were busted operating a brothel in Edmond, has pleaded guilty and been given probation. JohnTV was the first to break the story back in January of this year. According to court records, Rachel Lauren Herrera, 21, […]

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