2 arrested on prostitution charges in Morgan City

MORGAN CITY, La. -- A 39-year-old Morgan City woman and 45-year-old Morgan City man were arrested this morning after police received a complaint about drug and prostitution activity at a local motel room, according to Morgan City Police Chief Travis Crouch.

Dawn A. Pruitt and Richard A. Price were arrested at 1:13 a.m. today.

Pruitt was charged with prostitution, possession of a schedule II controlled dangerous substance-cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Price was charged with solicitation of a prostitute, possession of a schedule II controlled dangerous-cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Officers arrived to investigate and came into contact with Pruitt and Price. During the investigation, Price confessed to officers that he was approached by Pruitt, Crouch stated.

During the encounter, Price admitted to officers that he paid Pruitt for sex and then used cocaine, Crouch stated. During the investigation, officers located suspected crack cocaine and items of paraphernalia inside the room. Pruitt and Price were taken to the Morgan City Jail where they remain.

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