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11 arrested in Lake Charles massage parlor prostitution sting

Posted: 11:58 AM, Nov 08, 2019
Updated: 2019-11-08 12:58:00-05
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A six month investigation targeting prostitution at massage parlors in Lake Charles has led to the arrest of eleven individuals.

Officials say that during their investigation it was learned that several of the businesses were operating under the pretenses of being a massage parlor but were actually being used for prostitution purposes.

The investigation concluded on November 7.

Eleven individuals at six Lake Charles massage parlors were arrested. The suspects were booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center and released on misdemeanor summonses.

Asian Massage, 425 West McNeese Street, Lake Charles

  • Jing Yu, 36, 425 W. McNeese Street, Lake Charles – prostitution by massage
  • Yuzhi He, 48, 425 W. McNeese Street, Lake Charles – prostitution by massage

Oriental Massage, 210 West Prien Lake Road, Lake Charles

  • Kai Wei, 54, 210 W. Prien Lake Road, Lake Charles – prostitution by massage
  • Chunfang Wu, 52, 210 W. Prien Lake Road, Lake Charles – prostitution by massage

Ling Asian Massage, 3715 Common Street, Lake Charles

  • Yan Hun, 48, Seattle, WA – prostitution by massage
  • Yan Ni, 48, Tacoma, WA – prostitution by massage & crimes against nature by solicitation
  • Yan Linhui, 57, Tacoma, WA – letting a premise for prostitution

Relaxing Massage, 608 Prien Lake Road, Suite A, Lake Charles

  • Lin Yan, 46, 608 Prien Lake Road, Suite A, Lake Charles – 2 counts of prostitution by massage

Rose Massage, 3510 Common Street, Lake Charles

  • Can Zhou, 37, 3510 Common Street, Lake Charles – prostitution by massage & crimes against nature by solicitation
  • Xic Shuqun, 36, 3510 Common Street, Lake Charles - prostitution by massage & crimes against nature by solicitation

J&J Spa, 3411 Ryan Street, Lake Charles

  • Zhaohui Zhu, 47, Shreveport, LA – 2 counts of prostitution by massage

Investigators with the Combined Anti-Drug Task Force (Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office, Homeland Security Investigations, Louisiana State Police, Lake Charles Police Department, and Iowa Police Department) say that the investigation is ongoing and more arrests are possible.