Wednesday, March 13, detectives with the Orange Police Dept. conducted an undercover prostitution operation. Five women were arrested in the operation.

Bertha Geral, 50, was arrested for Class A prostitution (prior conviction), and possession of drug paraphernalia;  Precious King, 34, Class B prostitution; Shanna Meaux, Class B prostitution; Irisha Dupree, 33, Class B prostitution, and Melanie Rider, 45, prostitution – state jail felony (three or more convictions.