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Nine Arrested in Lafayette Massage Parlor Sex Trafficking Prostitution Ring

Feb 13, 2019 04:43PM ● By Press Release

Over the course of 17 months, detectives with the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office investigated complaints of a sex trafficking/massage parlor prostitution ring operating within Lafayette Parish.

As a result of the investigation, nine people were arrested:

                -Xiaoping Xu - Prostitution by Massage (2 counts)

                -Lianxiu Li - Prostitution by Massage (2 counts)

                -Zhao Chen - Pandering, Keeping a Disorderly Place, Operating a Place of Prostitution

                -Pingjuan Xia - Pandering (2 counts)

                -Xufang Ou - Pandering (4 counts) , Human Trafficking

                -Renjie Jang - Pandering (2 counts), Operating a Place of Prostitution

                -Houqin Tang - Pandering, Keeping a Disorderly Place, Operating a Place of Prostitution

                -Yuan Yuan Huang - Prostitution by Massage (2 counts)

                -Chang Su - Operating a Place of Prostitution, Pandering

Five businesses in the city of Lafayette were a part of the investigation:

-Golden Spa - 117 Industrial Pkwy, Lafayette, LA 70508

-Angel Massage - 1007 Kaliste Saloom Rd, Lafayette, LA 70508

-AA+ Massage - 292 Ridge Road Suite 6A Lafayette, LA 70506

-Asian Spa - 1512 Ambassador Caffery Suite 1, Lafayette, LA 70506

-Harmony Zen Spa -  2848 Verot School Road Suite 1, Lafayette, LA 70508

Detectives also seized approximately $50,000 in currency, five vehicles, a substantial amount of jewelry and business goods.

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