Bossier deputies have arrested nine people in an undercover prostitution sting at Bossier City hotel. The arrests happened on October 1st.

Five people are charged with pandering while the others face prostitution charges.

Arrested for pandering and promoting prostitution:

Kelvin Gipson, 39, of Minden
Jennifer LaVleu, 36, of Gainesville, Texas
Philip Wilcox, 46, of Lake Havasu City, Arizona
Christopher Williams, 36, of Plain Dealing
Robby Montgomery, 36, of Mansfield, Texas
Arrested for prostitution:

Marzahn Crawford, 35, of Bossier City
Felicia Bruzzo, 34, of Bossier City
Kelly McCullar, 42, of Ada, Oklahoma
Hadija Mbewa, 27, of North Hollywood, California

The operation was conducted by the Bossier Sheriff's Office, the Bossier City Police Department, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The organization Purchased - Not For Sale was also standing by to help those being sexually exploited or sex trafficked.