HOUMA, LA (WVUE) - Five were busted in Houma during a Wednesday evening prostitution sting.
Police say an undercover officer posed as a "John" and contacted suspected prostitutes. Five suspects were arrested within three hours, officers say.
Elizabeth Breaux, 47, has been charged with prostitution.
Gail Sneeze, 51, has been charged with prostitution.
Jody Capps, 43, has been charged with prostitution and resisting an officer by giving false information.
Heather Plaisance, 23, has been charged with prostitution.
Tenisha Clay, 27, has been charged with prostitution, drug possession, a warrant for giving false information, possession of drug paraphernalia and failure to appear for domestic abuse battery.
All suspects were booked and jailed where they await bond and trial. The operation was funded through a federal grant and was conducted due to numerous complaints received from residents regarding illegal prostitution, Houma police say.