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"Hilary Holiday" arrested for prostitution in Eden Prairie; rates started at $400/hour [PHOTOS]

Police say LaPoudre charged some of the highest rates they've ever seen.
Police say LaPoudre charged some of the highest rates they've ever seen.

One of Lora LePoudre's Nokomis neighbors thought she worked as a day trader. Another thought the south Minneapolis mother of three was a house cleaner. Turns out she's a high-end prostitute who goes by the alias of "Hilary Holiday."

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LePoudre was arrested on December 11 in an Eden Prairie Southwest Station condominium she apparently used to meet johns. She's been charged with a misdemeanor count of prostitution for which she could spend 90 days in jail and pay a $1,000 fine. That's a relative drop in the bucket considering her rates started at $400 an hour.

Eden Prairie Patch first broke the news of her arrest last week. From the Patch report:

The case began in May when the management office of a condominium complex told Eden Prairie police that they received an anonymous letter. The person who wrote the letter wrote that 44-year-old resident Lora LePoudre was "a well known prostitute" who called herself Hilary Holiday, Detective Andrew Rohde wrote in charging documents filed Feb. 12...

In November, an undercover officer contacted LePoudre through her Hilary Holiday e-mail address, according to court documents. They talked via e-mail and phone calls and eventually arranged to meet at 1 p.m. Dec. 11. LePoudre told the officer he should walk right in her door without knocking.

The officer arrived, went inside and was greeted by LePoudre. They made small talk for a few minutes before she made a comment about going into the bedroom. The officer went in. LePoudre followed, took off her shirt and leggings so that she was wearing only her bra and panties.

The officer then asked where he should put the $700 he brought. She said that it was only $700, as stated on her website, and told him he could put it anywhere. The officer then asked she had any condoms they could use. She said she had lots.

At that point, Rohde knocked on the door and the undercover policeman identified himself as an officer.

And Fox 9 details the double life LePoudre was apparently living:

[Eden Prairie Sgt. Dennis Paulson] told FOX 9 News that Holiday charged some of the highest rates for prostitution he's seen. He also said it took officers months to set up a sting with LePoudre.

"It's the level of the person doing the business," Paulson explained. "Some of them we consider 'high-end.' She is going to vet her clientele closely, and it takes a long time."...

Back in Eden Prairie, neighbors in the family-friendly condo complex told FOX 9 News they are thankful police are enforcing the misdemeanor prostitution charge.

"It's crazy. This stuff is closer to home than one might imagine," said Krista Engebretson.

Police clarified that they believe LePoudre lives in Minneapolis and only works at the Eden Prairie condo, but Paulson said he isn't convinced the misdemeanor charge will make LePoudre find a new line of work.

"Most of the time, they turn around and they are right back doing the same thing," he said.

We've scoured the internet to find a bunch of photos, a bio, and a testimonial about the, um, services LaPoudre offered. Click to page two for some borderline suitable-for-work photos of LaPoudre and to read her bio from the American Courtesans documentary she appeared in, and click to page three for some definitely not-suitable-for-work photos along with a testimonial written by one of her clients (some of the photos can be enlarged by clicking on them).

 


Here's Holiday's bio from the American Courtesans website:

A Minnesota girl and a hippie at heart, Hilary Holiday is stunningly beautiful. High cheek bones and a figure of a Femme fatale, Hilary could probably draw a crowd simply by walking in the room. Her seductive, cat like prowess is apparent and alluring, and yet she is both holistic and grounded at the same time. Hilary came from a family that was devout in their religious beliefs. Church had always played a big part in her life and own personal religious beliefs were so strong that she attended bible college after finishing high school, but so many times life has other plans for us. Ending up pregnant out of wedlock and after a very violent incident with her father, Hilary made a choice to separate from the church. She began her own journey, a journey to find herself.

Attempting to make things right, Hilary married; which seemed to be the moral thing to do and would be more acceptable to her father. But, as they say, best laid plans, etc, etc. Her husband ended up being abusive, like her father, an all to common story. So after years of living in an abusive marriage, Hilary left in a deflated and suicidal state. Her decision to work for a pimp seemed like a better option than the marriage she was in. Leaving the abuse behind Hilary entered this world. Here is where her story will contradict what you have always heard in the past, that all pimps are bad. Hilary's pimp taught her how to work and how to stay safe and at the same time, she began getting her life together.

At one point, she became aware that she could do this job on her own. Hilary told her pimp she was going out on her own and he wished her well as she embarked on a life which was solely of her choosing. Today, Hilary lives with her three kids in a house that she bought herself. She runs her own business and has found her own spiritual path. She prides herself on adding to others lives and talks about handicapped clients who are so misunderstood by the outside world. Unlike those who believe that women are victims in this industry, Hilary speaks of those men who put her back together. She credits them for instilling in her the self-esteem that she so much needed growing up. Today Hilary's life is good and she is her own woman.

Check out those rates...
Check out those rates...
"Hilary Holiday" arrested for prostitution in Eden Prairie; rates started at $400/hour [PHOTOS]
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"Hilary Holiday" arrested for prostitution in Eden Prairie; rates started at $400/hour [PHOTOS]
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"Hilary Holiday" arrested for prostitution in Eden Prairie; rates started at $400/hour [PHOTOS]
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And click to page three for some NSFW pics.

 

"Hilary Holiday" arrested for prostitution in Eden Prairie; rates started at $400/hour [PHOTOS]
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"Hilary Holiday" arrested for prostitution in Eden Prairie; rates started at $400/hour [PHOTOS]
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"Hilary Holiday" arrested for prostitution in Eden Prairie; rates started at $400/hour [PHOTOS]
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"Hilary Holiday" arrested for prostitution in Eden Prairie; rates started at $400/hour [PHOTOS]
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"Hilary Holiday" arrested for prostitution in Eden Prairie; rates started at $400/hour [PHOTOS]
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And here's a testimonial from one of Holiday's customers:

I got in touch with Hilary and was able to meet despite having no references by providing a good amount of detail about myself which she could verify. We flirted back and forth a bit on email (nothing graphic) and arranged to meet about a week later. On the day of she confirmed our appointment and gave me the location. I took a shower right before and then headed to her place - good directions, very secure and private location where you would never bump into anyone. I opened the door to find a spectacularly beautiful woman who greeted me with a kiss and a hug. She asked if I was a bit nervous and told me not to worry, that everyone was. She immediately put me at ease as we started talking about kids and life and her work. She is a very good conversationalist and clearly well read. I feel very fortunate to have chosen Hilary and would definitely recommend her!

I have been interested in visiting with Hilary for some time and this past week I connected with her. Hilary is a very beautiful, educated, mature and exciting woman. If you are looking for a woman you can enjoy as much communicating with as the sexual experience, then Hilary is a great choice. For the entire time Hilary made me feel like the only person on the planet. I thoroughly enjoyed the time we spent together...she rocked my world.

"Hilary Holiday" arrested for prostitution in Eden Prairie; rates started at $400/hour [PHOTOS]
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"Hilary Holiday" arrested for prostitution in Eden Prairie; rates started at $400/hour [PHOTOS]
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