WBR deputy snared in prostitution sting
PORT ALLEN - The West Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office confirmed that one of their rookie deputies was arrested recently for soliciting a prostitute.
Sheriff Mike Cazes said Florian Deutsch, 33, of Port Allen was arrested in an undercover operation by Baton Rouge police.
BRPD said they began their investigatiom of Deutsch when informants notified them that the deputy was coercing them for sexual favors.
Cazes said Deutsch worked as a corrections officer at the West Baton Rouge Parish Jail, and started in July of this year.
The sheriff said Deutsch was arrested at a local motel and placed in East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on charges of malfeasance of office, prostitution and abuse of office.
He was fired after his arrest.