BISMARCK, N.D. — Twenty people might face charges after a prostitution sting in Bismarck.

Officers posted an advertisement for prostitution on a website commonly used for that purpose and arranged for men to meet them at a local motel late last week. They arrested 18 adults and two juveniles who showed up

The suspects range in age from 17 to 56. They could face a misdemeanor soliciting charge that carries a maximum sentence of 30 days in jail and a $1,500 fine.

The cases have been forwarded to the city attorney for review.

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