HPD officer relieved of duty after being busted in prostitution sting, officials say

The mug shot of Danny Van Le, who was arrested during a prostitution sting in Fort Bend County on July 16, 2018, according to authorities.
The mug shot of Danny Van Le, who was arrested during a prostitution sting in Fort Bend County on July 16, 2018, according to authorities. (KPRC 2)

FORT BEND COUNTY, Texas – A Houston Police Department officer was relieved of duty after he was busted in a prostitution sting, according to authorities.

What happened

Danny Le was arrested during a covert reverse prostitution sting Tuesday, according to Fort Bend County officials.

The sting was targeting johns who were attempting to pay for sex.

The covert operation is ongoing.

Le posted a $500 bond early Wednesday morning.

How long was Le with HPD?

Le was sworn in as an officer in May 1997. He was assigned to the downtown division.