2019 Massage Parlor Prostitution Sting

According to a media release, on Thursday, November 7, the Combined Anti-Drug Task Force (C.A.T. Team), comprised of the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office, Homeland Security Investigations, Louisiana State Police, Lake Charles Police Department, and Iowa Police Department, wrapped up a six month investigation into prostitution at massage parlors in Lake Charles. Investigators determine several area businesses "were operating under the pretenses of a massage parlor but in fact were being utilized for prostitution purposes".

Eleven arrests were made from six area massage parlors, below are the names of the suspects.


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.

The suspects were booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center and released on misdemeanor summonses. It's possible more arrests will be made as the investigation continues.