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New Video: JohnTV uses a drone to catch a ‘John’ engaged in a lewd act with a S. Robinson street prostitute

August 6, 2015

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8/6/2015 (updated 8/7/2015) – OKC, OK — Its a historic moment for JohnTV, citizen activists and drone enthusiasts alike. Caught on camera – The first ever Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV, aka, ‘drone’) capture of a street prostitution related act of public lewdness. And, its brought to you by the original Video Vigilante and JohnTV founder, Brian Bates. It […]

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OKC Pimp/Trafficker Mario Diaz denied motion to modify current prison sentence; JohnTV confronts Diaz outside courtroom

August 4, 2015

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8/4/2015 – OKC, OK — Notorious Oklahoma City pimp and human sex trafficker Mario Diaz is denied his latest effort to shorten his current prison sentence. JohnTV’s own Video Vigilante Brian Bates confronts Diaz (and a bully, possibly racist D.O.C. guard) as Diaz is escorted back to prison. JohnTV has several times reported on the […]

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New Video! Ep: 439 ‘Escalade Close Call’

July 25, 2015

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

July 24, 2015

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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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New Video! Ep: 438 ‘Threesome DENIED!’

July 15, 2015

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

July 13, 2015

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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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OKC sex trafficker placed on house arrest by DA Prater and Judge Elliot is on the run

December 8, 2014

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12/8/2014 – OKC, OK — An Oklahoma City man accused of the sex trafficking of a local teenager is on the run after prosecutors and judge decide to drop his bond and place him on house arrest – this even though he had already broken the terms of all of his prior probations. Kyan (Kylan/Kyland) Letrail […]

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Oklahoma’s face of human trafficking, Yvonne Adcock, has died

December 7, 2014

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12/7/2014 – Coalgate, OK (by Brian Bates) — I, along with many others, lost a good friend Friday. Yvonne Alene Adcock was someone I met while documenting street prostitution on S. Robinson Ave. in south Oklahoma City. I first met Yvonne in 2001. She was very much a street savvy woman who did her best […]

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JohnTV featured in KSWO human trafficking story; ‘Oklahoma’s Secret Slaves’

December 1, 2014

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12/1/2014 – ABC affiliate KSWO out of Lawton recently aired a feature story on Oklahoma Human Sex Trafficking that spotlighted JohnTV and our own Video Vigilante Brian Bates. Last week KSWO reporter Silvia Corkill aired a 7News Special Report entitled, ‘Oklahoma’s Secret Slaves‘ about human sex trafficking in our state. The eight minute story focused on […]

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New Video: ‘John’ in a Corvette busted with a street prostitute next to a church

July 16, 2014

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7/16/2014 – OKC, OK — An Oklahoma City man was recently busted by JohnTV after he was caught engaging in a lewd act with a street prostitute in his shinny red Corvette, parked next to a local church. The video (see below) ‘Episode 407: If the Vette’s a Rock’in’ is pretty self explanatory; On June […]

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NEW VIDEO: ‘John’ busted with a pregnant prostitute next to a dumpster behind a Buy For Less

June 26, 2014

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6/26/2014 – OKC, OK — Its been awhile, but we’ve uploaded a new video; Episode 405 ‘Dirty Deed by the Dumpster.’ This video was shot by JohnTV’s own Video Vigilante Brian Bates this past Tuesday in the general area of S. Robinson Ave. in south Oklahoma City. Around noon Bates was observing a longtime mother […]

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Local attorney William Nixon still not charged after prostitution arrest 14 months ago and JohnTV is not going to let it go…

June 17, 2014

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6/17/2014 (updated 6/18/2014) – OKC, OK — Its been 14-months since a local attorney, husband and father was arrested, along with six other men, yet he is the only one to still not be facing criminal charges. JohnTV has reported on the prostitution arrest of William Lowell Nixon, 53, several times since he was taken […]

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OBN’s Operation ‘Diamond Cutter’ results in arrest of man allegedly pimping 14 year old in OKC.

June 16, 2014

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6/16/2014 – OKC, OK — A Oklahoma City man is in custody for allegedly pimping out a 14-year-old girl online to undercover officers. Details are few, but what we do know is that the arrest was a direct result of work by undercover agents with the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs (human trafficking […]

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Another ‘John’ busted by JohnTV convicted

May 12, 2014

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5/12/2014 – OKC, OK — An Oklahoma City felon has been convicted of prostitution caught on tape, by JohnTV’s own Video Vigilante Brian Bates. Back in Dec. of 2012 JohnTV reported on the back-to-back Nov. busts of the same S. Robinson Ave. street prostitute with two different alleged ‘Johns.’ While the female has yet to bee […]

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Facebook’s ‘A Look Back’ isn’t so cheery when seen through the page of a prostitute

April 23, 2014

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4/23/2013 – OKC, OK — (by Brian Bates) I was doing some checking up on some known local prostitutes and pimps by looking over their social media accounts for story ideas and to see what’s going on in the city in their world… Yes, it seems even the criminally inclined can’t resist posting their updates, […]

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