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  • Police arrest woman in prostitution sting

    April 28, 2014 1:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies arrested a woman as part of an internet prostitution sting in East Baton Rouge Parish. Deputies arrested Roxanne Merritt, 21, on April 24 for prostitution and drug charges. According to arrest records, an undercover detective contacted Merritt through a website known for prostitution,... more »
  • Nine arrested in prostitution sting

    December 13, 2013 11:36 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A prostitution sting led to the arrest of nine men in Baton Rouge. The operation was conducted at a local hotel. Police say those under arrest met there with an undercover officer and agreed to pay for sex. All nine were booked into the East... more »
  • 4 women arrested for prostitution after BRPD sting

    June 9, 2013 12:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - Baton Rouge police arrested four women in a prostitution sting Friday after setting up meetings through Internet sites, according to BRPD Cpl. L'Jean McKneely. Police officers posed as clients to set up hotel meetings and then made arrests after the women solicited them for sex... more »
  • 16 arrested in Houma prostitution sting

    March 11, 2013 11:35 AM

    HOUMA- Police say 16 men were arrested at a Houma hotel over the weekend after police allegedly linked them to contacting a prostitute through a website. Police arrested nine men on March 8 and seven men March 9 after each man gave a woman money for sexual favors. Police say... more »
  • Police: 7 prostitutes, one pimp arrested in sting Play Video

    March 7, 2013 4:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police picked up more than a half-dozen suspected prostitutes in Baton Rouge this morning, but people who live near their stomping grounds believe they'll be back. Baton Rouge Police arrested the following early Tuesday morning charged with prostitution: Gloria Simmons, 45, Iroquois St.,... more »
  • Prostitution sting leads woman straight to police

    January 25, 2013 12:32 PM

    SALEM, Ore. - Authorities say a 20-year-old Portland woman drove 50 miles to reach the man she thought was her client after being solicited for prostitution through phone and text messages. But there was something unusual about the destination: It was the Salem Police Department. Stranger still, police say the... more »
  • Two women arrested in prostitution sting

    April 1, 2011 10:30 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Deputies from the East Baton Rouge Narcotics and Sex Offender and Child Predator Unit made two arrests after conducting a prostitution sting. Latana Bankston and Linda Landry were charged with prostitution, while Landry was charged with Possession of Marijuana. Both women were booked into parish prison. more »
  • 16 arrested in prostitution sting

    March 18, 2011 10:30 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Sixteen people are under arrest after a prostitution sting Thursday evening. Baton Rouge Police Narcotics Detectives arrested five women and eleven men for prostitution. All suspects are booked in the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison with the exception of one of the men, who was issued... more »
  • Nine arrested in Baton Rouge prostitution sting

    March 3, 2011 1:49 PM

    Baton Rouge Police Detectives, along with the West Feliciana Parish Sheriff's Office conducted a prostitution sting early Thursday morning, resulting in nine arrests. Three of the suspects had prior convictions for prostitution and were charged as felonies, all were booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison. Here is... more »
  • 16 arrested in BR prostitution sting

    December 3, 2010 5:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police arrested 16 people overnight in a prostitution sting. It's the second sting in a week. This time, female police officers went undercover to arrest "Johns," or men looking to pay for prostitutes. Police arrested 12 men accused of soliciting prostitution and four accused... more »
  • Prostitution sting nabs 13 year old

    November 18, 2009 8:47 PM

    A 13-year-old boy in Mobile, Alabama who pestered an undercover cop for sex while she posed as a prostitute, was busted. She says she tried to run him off numerous times. He was arrested on a misdemeanor count of loitering while looking for a prostitute. Police set up the sting... more »
  • Prostitution sting nets three arrests in Houma

    September 24, 2009 10:07 AM

    Three men were arrested Wednesday night and booked with soliciting a female state trooper posing as a prostitute near downtown Houma. Police identified those arrested as 77-year old Willis Lebouef of Chauvin, Hector Rosales of Houma and 50-year old Ricky King of Dayton, Texas. Authorities said the sting... more »

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