Elton woman arrested in prostitution raid
Daily News Staff Report
Declaring child prostitution a “persistent threat” in America, the FBI said Monday that authorities had rescued 105 young people and arrested 150 alleged pimps in a three-day sweep in 76 cities.
Rita May Trahan, 26, of Elton, was booked into the Rapides Parish Detention Center on prostitution charges Friday as part of the nationwide investigation. While the investigation targeted alleged child sex trafficking, eight prostitutes and two pimps were arrested in Lake Charles in connection with the operation, as well as Trahan and six others arrested by Rapides authorities.For the complete story and more local news, please subscribe to Jennings Daily News by clicking subscribe or by calling 337-824-3011.
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