Prostitution at Local Massage Parlor

During an undercover sting by the County Sheriff's Office, one masseuse was arrested, and the business' license may soon be revoked.

After receiving multiple tips that a female masseuse was illegally prostituting herself through her job at the Asian Spa Massage Parlor at 1275 Woodside Road in unincorporated Redwood City, deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office conducted an undercover sting operation Tuesday, resulting in her arrest.

According to a statement sent out by Sheriff's public information officer Det. Rebecca Rosenblatt on Thursday, when an undercover deputy patronized the massage parlor during the sting, the masseuse solicited the undercover deputy for a sexual act.

The masseuse, identified as 36-year-old Mei Cheng of Richmond, was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and prostitution.

In addition to the prostitution, there were several other San Mateo County Ordinance Business Code/Massage Parlor violations occurring at the location as well. Due to the violations, the business was closed down for the remainder of the day.

Rosenblatt reports that detectives from the Sheriff’s Office are in the process of having the massage parlor’s business license revoked.  


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Lynn Simon November 09, 2012 at 11:52 AM
Great Job & They should really do undercover sting on the bail bonds industries!!! There are many bail bond companies breaking the Department of Insurance Codes. Some of the Local Bond Agents can tell you some pretty sad tactic. I am willing to help out
Jermaine C. November 09, 2012 at 04:10 PM
Great news, and let's hope the Sheriff's office succeeds in shutting them down once and for all (no happy ending for Asian Spa . . . sorry, couldn't resist).
Reality Check November 09, 2012 at 06:15 PM
@Lynn: Interesting, but like most people, I have no idea of what sort of bail bonds violations you might be alluding to. Inquiring minds want to know ... care to elaborate?
Dennis Zanardi November 13, 2012 at 11:33 PM
We legalize pot in several states & push for gay marriage but your going to have a cow over prostitution? California votes for Liberal dumbocrats every 4 yrs who have no morals and now the Nation has voted for the Marxist dictator wannabe Obama who also has NO MORALS so??? Legalize it all I say including prostitution. You want a society with no values or morals according to your votes anyway you stupid baztards!
donna Mori December 10, 2012 at 04:13 AM
I have no big issue w/ prostitution, but I have personally sheltered a trafficking victim of the owner of this parlor. She claimed to have been abused, threatened with being returned to china, and forced to work with no pay. This is human trafficking and modern slavery.


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