Ten Johns Arrested in Richfield Prostitution Sting

The sting happened along the I-494 corridor, according to police.

The Richfield Public Safety Department's Special Investigation Unit arrested 10 men for engaging in prostitution in a public place during a sting along the Interstate 494 corridor Tuesday.

According to the department's Facebook page, the SIU was assisted by the Bloomington Police Department.

The following men were arrested in the sting: Steven Michael Boyd, Glenwood City, WI; Joseph Robert Clarkin, St. Paul, MN; Adam Edward Hanneman, Lakeville, MN; James Arthur Loerzel, Prior Lake, MN; John Phillip Michaels, St. Paul, MN; Mark Timothy Norman, Lake City, MN; Clarence Anthony Parker, Chicago, IL; Kanagaviswanathan Panchapakesan, Shakopee, MN; Keith Thomas Resvick, Burnsville, MN; and Edgar Alan Tolentino-Bernal, Minneapolis, MN.

Richfield officers weren't the only ones working a prostitution sting Tuesday. Fridley police also arrested 19 men and 4 women during a similar operation at a hotel in Fridley.

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