EBRSO: Ten arrested in prostitution sting

Eight women and two men were arrested Thursday during an undercover prostitution sting operation at the La Quinta at 2333 S. Acadian Thruway, an East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman said Friday.

The sting was conducted by the Sheriff’s Office, the state Attorney General’s Office and the FBI, Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Casey Rayborn Hicks said in a news release.

Derrick Pitcher, age not known, 1645 Jasper Ave., was booked into Parish Prison on a count of promoting prostitution.

Carmen White, 26, 1554 Rollins Road, Zachary, was booked on the same count.

Those arrested and booked on a count of prostitution were:

•Latifah Gibson, 23, 2446 N. 37th, Milwaukee, Wis.

•Stephanie R. Williams, 25, 38 Delores Drive, Westwego

•Tiana Hollins, 22, no address

•Pattie Wainwright, 41, 623 Lonita St.

•Thomas Pearson, Jr., 27, 245 Mill St.

•Raquela Salinas, 21, 14531 Buffalo Speedway, Houston.

•Victoria Lithgow, 26, 6765 Corporate Blvd., No. 11205.

•Amber Ball, 20, 3770 Queens Row, Beaumont, Texas.