To Catch a Pitcher: ATL Prospect Caught In Sting

WFTV-TV in Orlando has real time video this week of Atlanta Braves pitching prospect Deunte Heath getting busted on Thursday evening by Kissimmee (FL) police in a Craigslist prostitution sting.

Deunte Heath busted for prostitution

Heath, a 2006 Atlanta draft pick from the Univ. of Tennessee, was in Braves major league camp competing for a roster spot. He’s since been suspended indefinitely by the MLB team and sent packing to his home in Atlanta.

Deunte Heath busted for prostitution

(Found: Worse starting 9 than the Pirates)

The ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION has more details on Heath’s bust and charges.

Heath was one of nine people arrested Wednesday and Thursday. He was charged with “assignation to commit prostitution” and entering a dwelling to commit prostitution.

Miller said Heath responded after seeing one of the advertisements the department’s tactical unit had posted on the two sites.

“Mr. Health called our decoy and set up a date for $75 for a sex act,” Miller said.

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