DENHAM SPRINGS – The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office and Louisiana State Police Special Victims Unit Task Force conducted an undercover prostitution operation March 15 at a motel in Denham Springs.

The operation resulted in five arrests and one summons being issued.

Sheriff Jason Ard says, “Undercover agents located online profiles which offered cash in exchange for sexual favors. 

“An undercover agent made contact using the information listed on those profiles,” he said. “A meet was set up. Arrests were made thanks to this team effort.”

The following were taken into custody on various charges:

Katie N. Mallet, 32, 77254 U.S. 51, Kentwood, pandering, possession of Schedule I drugs other than marijuana or synthetic, possession of Schedule II drugs, possession of Schedule III drugs, prohibited acts/drug paraphernalia, driving on roadway laned for traffic. Bond set at $55,902.

Sicily Bananno, 19, 2022 N. Lobdell Blvd., Baton Rouge, prostitution, resisting an officer, detainer from Baton Rouge Constable’s Office. Bond set at $1,000.

Angela M. Wright, 27, 30814 Lilac St., Denham Springs, prostitution. Bond set at $500.

Annette Young, 33, 999 Gwendale Ave., Baton Rouge, prostitution. Bond set at $500.

Miranda Turner, 22, 7806 SW Blue Jay Lane, Bentonville, Ark., prostitution. Bond set at $500.

James Randolph, 33, 3035 Evangeline, Baton Rouge, received a summons for soliciting for prostitutes.

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