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BRPD arrests 11 in prostitution sting

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Posted: Jun 17, 2011 3:44 PM by Romni DiJohn
Updated: Jun 17, 2011 3:44 PM
Source: Baton Rouge Police Department

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Topics: baton rouge, prostitute, drugs, street, police, undercover, sting, arrest, crime, wbrz, louisiana

BATON ROUGE - Police arrested 11 people during an undercover prostitution sting operation early this morning in Baton Rouge.

Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said BRPD Narcotics Officers posed as "johns" early Friday morning to make the arrests on the streets of north Baton Rouge.

In all, ten people were arrested in suspicion of prostitution:

  • Kendrell Martin, 32
  • Andrea Galmon, 36
  • Raymond Dawson, 24
  • Joseph K. Mars, 43
  • Michelle Guidry, 29
  • Tammy Sheppard, 43
  • Deborah F. Lachney, 51
  • Ethel Marie Wilson, 50
  • Vincent Robinson, 45
  • Ethel White, 43

Police also arrested Shaketa Young, 35, in suspicion of cocaine possession during the operation.

All were booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish jail.

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