BAYTOWN, Texas – Nine people were arrested in a prostitution sting Tuesday in Baytown.
Baytown police say officers arrested four women and one man who had offered sex to undercover detectives in exchange for money.
Marla Rendon, 42, of Baytown, is charged with prostitution and traffic warrants out of Kemah; Nadia Keys, 23, of Katy, is charged with prostitution and local warrants; Jolee Rigmaiden, 21, of Sulpher, Louisiana, is charged with prostitution and a Harris County warrant for prostitution; Jamie Peterson, 39, of Sugar Land, is charged with felony possession of a controlled substance/methamphetamine in lieu of prostitution; Lonie Carwell, 21, of San Antonio, is charged with prostitution; Rickey Guthrie, 31, of Houston, is charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and local warrants; Geivance Garner, 27, of Houston, is charged with possession of drug paraphernalia; Christian Randall, 24, of Houston, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia; and Craig Haggerty, 34, of Baytown, is charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.
Baytown Police Lt. Steve Dorris told KPRC there is no evidence those arrested for prostitution are the victims of human trafficking.
Police are still investigating the men who they say were accompanying those arrested for prostitution.