Houston Police arrest La. woman wanted for child sex trafficking

A Lafayette woman wanted for child sex trafficking has been taken into custody, according to the Houston Police Department.

Darneesha Lashay Martin, 22, was arrested early Saturday morning around 2:00 am after an extensive search by the La. State Police, Texas Rangers and the Houston Police Department.

Martin is charged with Trafficking of Children for Sexual Purposes and Promoting Prostitution and currently being held in a Houston jail awaiting extradition to the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center.

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