12/8/2012 — JohnTV created our current YouTube channel (VideoVigilanteOKC) on Oct. 21, 2006. Since then, our videos have been viewed more than 60-million times.
JohnTV YouTube channel has over 180 videos that change all the time. But deciding what videos to watch first can be daunting. This page contains links to videos JohnTV.com feels are a “dont’ miss.”
Brian’s Favorite Busts:
The following are links to videos that Video Vigilante Brian Bates thinks are some of his best.
- Ep: 350 – Same OKC hooker busted having public sex with two different ‘Johns.’
Two different Johns pick up the same girl on the same afternoon – both end the same – with the John being busted by the Video Vigilante.
The two Johns have both been criminally charged in Oklahoma County with misdemeanor prostitution/public lewdness.
- Ep: 347 – Dude gets busted having sex with a hooker behind a church in OKC.
A married John takes a young prostituted woman to an alley behind a church for sex.
- A guy busted having public sex with a hooker claims “She talked me into it!”
A John picks up a prostitute on OKC’s north side and takes her to a an apartment complex parking lot for sex. When busted the John claims that the young woman talked him into it.
- John busted having sex with prostitute wrecks his car.
A John picks up a prostituted woman on S. Robinson Ave. and takes her to an alley for sex. The driver is so chaken up when busted that he backs his car into the side of a dumpster.
- Man takes a street hooker to a busy park for public sex.
A John picks up a prostituted woman on South Robinson Ave. and takes her to a public park parking lot for sex.
- Business owner bested having sex with a street hooker.
A successful insurance agency owner picks up a young street prostitute in south OKC and takes her behind an abandoned home for sex.
- After pawning his stuff, a John is busted having public sex with a hooker.
A John picks up a prostitute on South Robinson Ave. and then has to pawn his belongings to afford her. After pawning his stuff he takes her to a school parking lot for sex and is busted by the Video Vigilante.
- Men picking up street prostitutes in Oklahoma City on Valentine’s Day for sex.
Just like the title says, this video is full of men soliciting sex from prostituted women on South Robinson Ave. in south OKC.
- A John having sex with a hooker claims, “You stole my pants!”
A John picks up a hooker in NW OKC and then takes her to a field for sex. When the naked John was confronted he claimed the Video Vigilante stole his pants and his car keys.
- Bowling Alley Parking Lot Bust.
A ‘John’ picks up a street prostitute and then takes her to a bowling alley parking lots for very public sex. The John was eventually charged with misdemeanor prostitution as a result of this video.
- John Who Resembles Goldberg Busted
A John in a van takes a hooker to railroad tracks behind some homes for sex.
- ‘John’ Claims its His First Time
A John picks up a hooker and takes her to the parking lot of a closed business for sex.
- ‘John’ Busted Having Sex With Homeless Girl in Park
An older man is busted picking up a homeless drug addict teenager in front of a homeless shelter in downtown OKC. He takes the girl to a park where he has sex with her.
- John Picks Up a Teen Hooker and Has Sex with Her in a Church Parking Lot.
A John picks up a young hooker on S. Robinson Ave. and takes her to a church parking lot for sex. When confronted the John talks about the loving he wife he is cheating on.
- A Lowes Delivery Driver Caught Having Sex in Delivery Truck.
A Lowes delivery driver picks up a street prostitute on South Robinson Ave. and takes her to a Mexican restaurant parking lot for sex in the back of his truck.
- John’s Girlfriend is in Jail so He Gets Himself a Hooker.
A John picks up a street prostitute and takes her to a remote business location for sex. When confronted the Johns claimed his girlfriend is currently in jail.
Prostitution Related Shocking Moments Caught on Tape:
- Video Vigilante confronts pimp that is getting violent with a prostituted woman.
A pimp who is attacking his young prostitute is confront by Video Vigilante Brian Bates.
- Prostitute Attacks Video Vigilante
A street prostitute throws a rock a Brian Bates’ car and Bates detains her for police. While on the phone with 911 dispatch, she states “I love your videos!” There is a FOX25 news story about this video at the end of the clip.
Non-Prostitution Related Clips Worth Noting:
1. 4/15/2009 – Bounty Boys – Video Vigilante Brian Bates rides along with local bounty hunters, The Bounty Boys as they track down a wanted crack addict.
2. 2/2009 – Bounty Boys – Video Vigilante Brian Bates rides along with local bounty hunters, The Bounty Boys as they track down a wanted man who has barricaded himself inside his girlfriend’s apartment..
3. 12/31/2008 – (FOX25) Interviewed after I positively identified a man wanted for theft and trying to run over a security guard.
4. 5/14/2008 – Aluminum Thieves Caught on Tape.
5. 1/7/2008 – Street Prostitute Robbed at Knife Point.
6. Date Unknown – Video Vigilante Brian Bates Apprehends Hit-and-Run Driver
Interviews with Prostitutes:
One of the best places to start if you really want to understand street prostitutes is to watch these interviews, all shot by Brian Bates in Oklahoma City.
1. Yvonne – Video interview – this is a heartbreaking video of Yvonne, a lifelong street prostitute in south Oklahoma City. Not long after this video Yvonne got off the streets an was featured in a Dateline piece (at 05:09 on the video’s timeline). Locally news channel FOX25 also did and update piece on Yvonne..
2. ‘Star’ – Video interview – This 2006 interview is of a young street prostitute that goes by the street name ‘Star.’
3. ‘Fire’ – Video interview – This is a video interview of ‘Fire.’ Not long after this interview was conducted, Fire was arrested and subsequently convicted of murder. She is currently serving a prison sentence.
4. Mary – Video interview – This is a video interview of Mary Holt. Mary has since died, in jail, from medical complications.
5. Kathleen – Video interview – This is a video interview of Kathleen. Kathleen has since been able to get off the streets and live a very normal and productive life outside of Oklahoma City. Kathleen is a regular contributor to the JohnTV FaceBook page.
6. Renee – Video interview – This is an interview I did with felon street prostitute Renee McCullough right after catching her with a John.
7. Rhonda – Video interview – This interview was conducted after FOX25 did a news story about a prostitution sting, wherein OKC vice claimed they were actually trying to help the prostitutes and not just arrest them. As Rhonda confirms, those statements were a lie.
8. Marilyn – Video interview – This interview was conducted in 2007 on South Robinson Ave in south OKC. Marilyn was 28-year-old in this video and claims to have been prostituting since she was 15.
Read the article with the video on JohnTV.
Watch the video on YouTube.
Memorable Local News Clips:
While Video Vigilante Brian Bates is often interviewed by local news media, these clips stand out.
- 6/5/2012 – (KWTV News9) Interview regarding child prostitution along S. Robinson Ave. in south Oklahoma City.
- 10/18/2011 – (FOX25) Interview regarding OKC’s new policy of seizing vehicle used by prostitutes and/or Johns for prostitution.
- 11/9/2010 – (KFOR) Interviewed after I helped identify a John and registered sex offender who raped several prostitutes in OKC.
- 10/28/2010 – (FOX25) Interviewed regarding the suspicious death of an area escort/street prostitute.
- 9/5/2009 – (KFOR) Interviewed regarding James O’Berry, a registered sex offender I have caught on tape seeking young prostitutes. *NOTE: Not long after this newscast, James O’Berry was arrested and charged with murder.
- 6/3/2009 – (FOX25) Interviewed regarding two prostitutes who flashed young children. Also includes a clip of a John knocking his side view mirror off while fleeing my camera.
- 12/7/2008 – (FOX25) Interview after the police department finds that a police supervisor threatened me if I did not stop videotaping OKC police officers.
- 10/13/2007 – (KWTV) Mug Shot Movie Night.
- 6/20/2007 – (KFOR) Lowe’s Driver Caught Having Sex in Delivery Truck.
The following are links to clips where I was featured in a national or international program.
1. MSNBC – Caught on Camera; Video Vigilantes (2008) – Link
2. ABC News (2007) – Link
3. Nightline (2007) – Link
4. Documentary – “Al Roker Investigates; Innocence for Sale” (2006) – Link
5. German TV – RTL Extra (guessing around 2006) – Link
6. UK Feature – Video Vigilantes (2005) – Link
7. TODAY show – Interview regarding the Donald Pete police beating footage (2002) – Link
8. National “Video Vigilantes” special (guessing 2004 or earlier) – Link
9. 20/20 – “Video Crusaders” (1998) – Link