17 arrested in prostitution sting in southwest Oklahoma City

The Oklahoma City Police Department's vice unit conducted a prostitution sting in southwest Oklahoma City in response to public complaints and tips, police said.
by Juliana Keeping Modified: March 13, 2012 at 2:15 pm •  Published: March 13, 2012

A six-hour sting netted 17 arrests in a prostitution raid in southwest Oklahoma City, police reported Tuesday.

The arrests were made between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday in the 4300 block of S Robinson Avenue, an area well known for prostitution, police Master Sgt. Gary Knight said.

The department's vice unit conducted the sting. Knight said the police department occasionally conducts raids on prostitution rings but declined to elaborate on ongoing activities.

The latest sting was in response to tips and complaints from the public, Knight said.

Nine women and eight men were arrested Monday in connection with prostitution-related activities. They are:

Letha Boyd, 31, of Oklahoma City, one complaint of offering to engage in an act of lewdness.

Rosetta Burkett, 28, of Oklahoma City, one complaint of engaging in prostitution.

Victor Manual Be Carranza, 32, of Oklahoma City, one complaint of offering to engage in an act of prostitution.

David Davich, 33, of Moore, one complaint of offering to engage in an act of prostitution.

Brandy Davis, 30, of Oklahoma City, one complaint of offering to engage in an act of lewdness.

Jarrae Estepp, 19, of Oklahoma City, one complaint of engaging in prostitution.

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by Juliana Keeping
Enterprise Reporter
Juliana Keeping is on the enterprise reporting team for The Oklahoman and NewsOK.com. Keeping joined the staff of The Oklahoman in 2012. Prior to that time, she worked in the Chicago media at the SouthtownStar, winning a Peter Lisagor Award...
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