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  • Pimp, prostitutes picked up during BRPD sting operation

    May 27, 2016 5:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested six alleged prostitutes and a pimp during a Friday string operation focused in North Baton Rouge. 42-year-old Steven Stafford, of Holden, was booked on charges inciting prostitution and obscenity after he was taken into custody during the operation. Officers said Stafford was masturbating inside... more »
  • 14 arrested in prostitution sting

    September 23, 2014 11:17 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested 14 people for prostitution and drug charges overnight as part of an undercover sting operation in Baton Rouge. Police said their Narcotics Division targeted street-level prostitution in the sting. Agents said they also seized suspected crack cocaine and recovered a missing person. The... more »
  • 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 »

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