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Seventy-one people have been arrested in a three-day sting named “Slick John” and aimed at fighting prostitution and human trafficking, according to the Shreveport Police Department.
The sting was conducted March 20-23 and involved the Shreveport Police Department’s vice unit, the FBI Crimes against Children Task Force, the Caddo-Shreveport Narcotics Task Force, the Louisiana Office of Alcohol Tobacco and Control and the Greenwood Police Department.
The operation led to the arrest of multiple people for prostitution and drug offenses, the police department said in a news release.
Most of those arrested were men. The oldest was 68. One was a juvenile.
They were from the Louisiana communities of Shreveport, Bossier City, Benton, Haughton, Plain Dealing, Sibley, Minden, Keithville, Mansfield, Natchitoches, Noble, Colfax, Spencer, Florien, Elm Grove, Grand Cane, Winnsboro and Ferriday and cities in Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Mississippi, Nebraska and Texas.
Law-enforcement officers also seized five firearms, one automobile, 61 grams of marijuana, 1 gram of cocaine, 20 grams of methamphetamine and 1.5 tablets of the drug commonly called Ecstacy, according to the release.
The following people were arrested and booked into the Caddo Correctional Center, the Shreveport City Jail or Bossier City Jail:
Lejarried Cortez Johnson, 28, of the 2400 block of Kemp Lane, charged with soliciting for prostitutes.
Antrawn Demetric Savannah, 42, of the 3000 block of Skelly Street, charged with soliciting for prostitutes.
Michael Lee Colvin, 42, of the 2200 block of Centenary Boulevard, charged with soliciting for prostitutes and possession of a schedule II CDS.
Leemarquill Fuller, 21, of the 1300 block of