katherine_vidrineLAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — State police have arrested a 37-year-old Lafayette woman following a lengthy human trafficking investigation.

Troopers say detectives received information that Katherine Vidrine had allegedly used a child under the age of 12 to engage in sexual acts for monetary gain.

Vidrine was arrested at her home in Lafayette on Monday without incident.

She was booked into the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center for trafficking of children for sexual purposes and principle to molestation of a juvenile.

Troopers say the case remains under investigation and additional arrests are expected.

It was unclear whether Vidrine has an attorney.

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