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Massage parlor sexual activity


April 4, 2019

BLYTHE, Calif On or about January 25 of this year, the Blythe Police Department received several complaints of possible illegal sexual activity (Prostitution) occurring at Maria Massage at 610 E. Hobsonway in the city of Blythe. These complaints prompted an investigation into the massage parlor.

During this investigation the Blythe Police Department confirmed there was illegal activity being conducted at that business.

On Tuesday, April 2 the Blythe Police Department along with the Riverside County Special Investigations Bureau conducted an undercover operation at Maria Massage. During the operation sexual acts were solicited for money and 40-year-old, Haiqiu Wan, from Monterey Park, Ca. was arrested for prostitution. Wan was later cited and released at the Blythe Police Station.

No one was injured and no property was damaged during the undercover operation.

Anyone with information regarding this case is urged to contact the Blythe Police Department at 922-6111 or they can give their information anonymously by calling Crime Stop at 921-CARE (2273) or by E-Mail at blythepd@cityofblythe.ca.gov.

Persons charged with a crime are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.


Anyone with information regarding this case, or any other crime, is urged to contact Blythe Police Department at 922-6111, or they can give their information anonymously by calling Crime Stop at 921-CARE (2273) or by E-Mail.



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