Undercover prostitution operation nets 13 arrests in Ascension Parish and surrounding areas

Undercover prostitution operation nets 13 arrests in Ascension Parish and surrounding areas

ASCENSION PARISH, LA (WAFB) - Thirteen people were arrested in an Ascension Parish prostitution sting Thursday night.

The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Narcotics Detectives, Gonzales Police Department, and the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office worked together in the undercover operation.

According to reports, agents began the operation by reaching out to several suspected prostitutes to arrange meetings. According to Chief Deputy Bobby Webre, some people advertised their services though the escort website backpage.com.

The Ascension Parish Sheriff's detectives arrested eight individuals and Gonzales Police deputies arrested an additional five.

The following is a list of those arrested as a result of the sting:

  • Erica Bell, 24, of 11112 N. Bayou Street, Gonzales, was charged with prostitution.
  • Alexa Stonkus, 25, of 14022 Highway 73, Prairieville, was charged with prostitution and drug paraphernalia.
  • Mary Gulino, 25, of 44388 E. Villar Jr. Road, Prairieville, was charged with prostitution solicitation.
  • Jon Garver, 63, of 37161 Lakeshore Ave., Gonzales, was charged with prostitution solicitation, possession of Heroin, drug paraphernalia, and illegal carrying of weapons.
  • Stephanie Burregi, 37, of 16466 Crepemyrtle, Baton Rouge, was charged with prostitution.
  • Kelly Pardue, 29, of 411 E. Verna Street, Gonzales, was charged with prostitution.
  • Terome Johnson, 51, of 112 Compress Street, Flora, Mississippi, was charged with prostitution solicitation.
  • Myiesha Muse, 19, of 1523 N. 49th Street, Baton Rouge, was charged with prostitution.
  • Denedra Norris, 33, of 3930 Tyrone Drive, Baton Rouge, was charged with prostitution.
  • Dione Paul, 35, of 2042 Tennessee Street, Baton Rouge, was charged with pandering.
  • Tremaine Harris, 28, of 2388 Yazoo Street, Baton Rouge, was charged with prostitution.
  • Jalisha Lee, 26, of 8349 Betty Smothers Ave., Baton Rouge, was charged with prostitution.
  • Quentin Jones, 36, of 57821 True Hope, Plaquemine, was charged with prostitution solicitation.

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