The Knox County Sheriff's Office said it arrested 12 men at a West Knoxville hotel as part of a prostitution sting on July 25th and 26th.
All 12 men were charged with patronizing prostitution.
Tuesday night, KCSO released the names of the those charged:
Floyd Lynn Archer
Lucas Matthew Allmon
Robert Keith McCracken
Adam Joshua Houk
John William Wickstrom
Ashvinkumar Rameshbhai Patel
Jonathan Peter Smith
Robert Gene McKinney
Randall Lee Thornhill
Bradford T. Huffins
Jose Manuel Mendoza (2nd offense)
The sting is connected to prostitutes offering their services on a website called "backpage.com."
KCSO has arrested 149 people in prostitution stings connected with that website since October of last year.