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Home invasion investigation uncovers prostitution

Posted: Tuesday, April 23, 2019 | Views: 3885

Home invasion investigation uncovers prostitution
From St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office:
St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputies uncovered a prostitution operation while investigating a reported home invasion that occurred earlier this month in the Slidell area.

On April 17, St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a residence on Cherry Street in Slidell in reference to a reported home invasion and attempted kidnapping.

Upon arriving at the location, deputies found three Hispanic males in a vehicle outside the residence.

The victim told deputies one of the men, Enrique Pacheco-Ayuso, 27, had entered the residence armed with a firearm and tried to force her into a vehicle.

A firearm and a small amount of cocaine were located inside the vehicle.

Following the incident, Pacheco-Ayuso was arrested on the following charges and booked into the St. Tammany Parish Jail:
L.R.S. 14:62.8 Home Invasion
L.R.S. 14:27/45 Attempted Simple Kidnapping
L.R.S. 14:95E Possession of a Firearm in the Presence of a CDS
L.R.S. 40:966C Possession of Schedule I (Marijuana)
L.R.S. 40:967C Possession of Schedule II CDS (Cocaine)

The two other occupants of the vehicle, Juan Zavala, 24, and Josadac Gomez-Bonilla, 19, were arrested and booked into the St. Tammany Parish Jail. Zavala was booked on the following charges:
L.RS 14:95E Possession of a Firearm in the Presence of a CDS
L.R.S. 40:967C Possession of Schedule II CDS (Cocaine)

Gomez-Bonilla was booked on the following charges:
L.RS 14:95E Possession of a Firearm in the Presence of a CDS
L.R.S. 40:967C Possession of Schedule II CDS (Cocaine)
L.R.S. 40:966C Possession of Schedule I (Marijuana)

A follow-up investigation into the incident uncovered a prostitution operation involving the victim, Tammy Faye, 45, and Pacheco-Ayuso.

On April 22, Faye and Pacheco-Ayuso were booked into the St. Tammany Parish Jail on the following charges:
L.R.S. 14:46.2 Human Trafficking
L.R.S. 14:84 Pandering

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office is working in conjunction with the Department of Homeland Security on this ongoing investigation, and no additional information is available at this time.