Thirteen people have been arrested on charges related to prostitution on Thursday night, July 7 after a
Backpage.com sting in Ascension Parish.
Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Narcotics Detectives, along with Gonzales Police Department and the East
Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office began the undercover operation by reaching several potential
prostitutes and arranging a meeting time with them.
According to Chief Deputy Bobby Webre, some people advertise their services under the disguise of an
escort on this website. Undercover agents made contact with these people which resulted in their
Ascension Parish Sheriff’s detectives arrested eight individuals and Gonzales Police arrested five as a
result of the sting.
“It was a pleasure to provide a united front with our sheriff’s office, along with other agencies to
conduct an effective and much needed operation. We will continue to fight and battle these type of
crimes,” said Gonzales Police Chief Sherman Jackson.
Below is a list of those arrested:
Erica Bell, 24, of 11112 N. Bayou Street, Gonzales, was charged with prostitution.
Alexa Stonkus, 25, of 14022 Highway 73, Prairieville, was charged with prostitution, drug paraphernalia.
Mary Gulino, 25, of 44388 E. Villar Jr. Road, Prairieville, was charged with prostitution solicitation.
Jon Garver, 63, of 37161 Lakeshore Ave., Gonzales, was charged with prostitution solicitation,
possession of Heroin, drug paraphernalia, and illegal carrying of weapons.
Stephanie Burregi, 37, of 16466 Crepemyrtle, Baton Rouge, was charged with prostitution.
Kelly Pardue, 29, of 411 E. Verna Street, Gonzales, was charged with prostitution.
Terome Johnson, 51, of 112 Compress Street, Flora, Mississippi, was charged with prostitution
Myiesha Muse, 19, of 1523 N. 49th Street, Baton Rouge, was charged with prostitution.
Denedra Norris, 33, of 3930 Tyrone Drive, Baton Rouge, was charged with prostitution.\
Dione Paul, 35, of 2042 Tennessee Street, Baton Rouge, was charged with pandering.
Tremaine Harris, 28, of 2388 Yazoo Street, Baton Rouge, was charged with prostitution.
Jalisha Lee, 26, of 8349 Betty Smothers Ave., Baton Rouge, was charged with prostitution.
Quentin Jones, 36, of 57821 True Hope, Plaquemine, was charged with prostitution solicitation.