Five men apprehended, one woman arrested in Houma prostitution s - KSLA News 12 Shreveport, Louisiana News Weather & Sports

Five men apprehended, one woman arrested in Houma prostitution sting

Updated:
HOUMA, LA (WVUE) -

Houma Police Detectives and Louisiana State Police Troopers apprehended five men and arrested one woman for their roles in a prostitution operation within the Houma City limits. The arrests were made Monday following the operation, known as "Operation Summer Shakedown". The two organizations combined to target prostitution and solicitation of prostitution in Houma.

According to police, Eric Brown, 22, Jessie Castillo, 31, Charles Liner, 69, and Francisco Dejesus Avila, 50, of Houma and Craig Theriot, 49, of Golden Meadow were all issued a summons for solicitation of prostitution. Detectives also arrested 32-year-old Tara B. Ellender of Houma for prostitution and an outstanding warrant through Houma City Court. 

Copyright 2014 WVUE. All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow