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3 military members among 9 suspects arrested in Texas child prostitution sting

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The Killeen Police Department announced the arrests of nine suspects, including 3 military members, as part of a two-day child prostitution sting operation that was conducted with the Texas Department of Public Safety Human Trafficking Program.

Detectives said the suspects contacted officers on social media and made agreements for sexual acts with girls they believed were 15 or 16 years old.

Detectives said the agreements were for fees that included money, drugs and alcohol.

Officers arrested the following: Anthony Xavier Antwon, 25, of Fort Hood, Felony Prostitution under 18, Javier Perez, 40, of Austin, Felony Prostitution under 18, Brian Harley Flynn, 21, of Temple, Felony Prostitution under 18, Brandon Anthony Lee, 25, of Killeen, Felony Prostitution under 18, Dustin Edward Johnson, 42, of Lott, Felony Prostitution under 18, Timmy Jones Jr., 30, of Fort Hood, Felony Prostitution under 18, Shaun Paul Moore, 39, of Kempner, Felony Prostitution under 18, Rakeem Jamal Nelson, 28, of Killeen, Class A Prostitution, and Pierre Jean, 32, of Killeen, Class A Prostitution.

Police said the operation finished with a total of seven felony charges, two misdemeanor prostitution charges and two guns were confiscated.