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Deputies bust Baton Rouge prostitution ring in five massage parlors across the city

10 months 1 day 3 hours ago Sunday, January 30 2022 Jan 30, 2022 January 30, 2022 2:32 PM January 30, 2022 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Three people were arrested Saturday after a months-long investigation into an organized prostitution ring in five Baton Rouge massage parlors.

East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office said 43-year-old Chein "Johnny" Wang was coming from Houston to Baton Rouge weekly to pick up money from five massage parlors.

After obtaining search warrants for Lotus Massage on Jones Creek Road, Wonderful Land Massage and B &B Spa on O'Neal Lane, Blue Olive Spa on Coursey Boulevard, and All Natural Spa on Jefferson Highway, deputies said the massage parlors were engaging in prostitution.

Saturday, deputies arrested Johnny Wang on his weekly pick-up. Wang was booked on charges of money laundering, promoting prostitution, pandering and criminal conspiracy.

Chun "Ting" Xiang Song and Huang Weng were also arrested and charged with money laundering, promoting prostitution, pandering and criminal conspiracy.

During the search, deputies seized over $37,000, a gram of ketamine, two grams of meth and a handgun.

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