Local authorities arrest 15 in connection with FBI sting - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Local authorities arrest 15 in connection with FBI sting

Rhonda B. Miller. (Source: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office) Rhonda B. Miller. (Source: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office)
Malari S. Landry. (Source: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office) Malari S. Landry. (Source: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office)
Rogerrikka L. Simon. (Source: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office) Rogerrikka L. Simon. (Source: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office)
Timothy R. Vincent. (Source: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office) Timothy R. Vincent. (Source: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office)
Demetricius M. Young. (Source: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office) Demetricius M. Young. (Source: Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office)
SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA (KPLC) -

Local, state and federal authorities made 15 arrests in the Lake Area last week in connection with a national undercover operation.

Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Kim Myers said 13 women and two men were arrested during Operation Cross Country VIII, which targeted human trafficking and prostitution.

"During the two-day operation, detectives encountered women advertising sexual favors for monetary compensation on the internet, as well as those involved with transporting the women to the designated meeting locations," Myers said Monday in a news release.

Myers said vice detectives from the Sheriff's office and the FBI were assisted by state police and the Sheriff's office sex crimes detectives, victims' services and patrol division.

 

The following people were arrested and released on a misdemeanor summons:

• Lisa Corbett, 29, Houston. Charges: Inciting prostitution.

• Simeund Darby, 36, Little Rock, Ark. Charges: Inciting prostitution.

• Brandi Foreman, 25, Hawthorne, Calif. Charges: Solicitation of prostitution; solicitation of crimes against nature.

• Rebecca Green, 27, Lake Charles. Charges: Inciting prostitution.

• Jessica Hale, 22, Fort Smith, Ark. Charges: Solicitation of prostitution; solicitation of crimes against nature.

• Stephanie Johnson, 30, Lake Charles. Charges: Solicitation of prostitution.

• Charlotte Kelkar, 27, Sulphur. Charges: Solicitation of prostitution; solicitation of crimes against nature.

• Mindy Kingsbury, 29, Fort Myers, Fla. Charges: Prostitution by massage.

• Kelsy Miller, 26, Lake Charles. Charges: Solicitation of prostitution, solicitation of crimes against nature.

• Julie Vongdara, 21, Fort Smith, Ark. Charges: Solicitation of prostitution, solicitation of crimes against nature.

 

The following people were arrested and booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center:

• Malari S. Landry, 27, Vinton. Charges: Meth possession, possession of synthetic marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond $8,000.

• Rhonda B. Miller, 49, Lake Charles. Charges: Inciting prostitution, drug possession,possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond $6,000.

• Rogerrikka L. Simon, 20, Vinton. Charges: Meth possession, possession of synthetic marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond $5,500.

• Timothy R. Vincent, 34, Lake Charles. Charges: Meth possession, possession of crack cocaine with intent to distribute, possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond $11,000.

• Demetricius M. Young, 37, Sulphur. Charges: Charges: Meth possession, possession of crack cocaine with intent to distribute, possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond $11,000.

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