Investigators from the city Department of the Prosecuting Attorney raided three businesses and arrested two people Friday as part of a crackdown on Honolulu brothels operating as massage hono,ulu and relaxation spas. They also advertise their services on the internet.
Case workers from the Susannah Wesley Community Center accompanied law enforcement to offer assistance to anyone found at Ace Spa, Golden Spa, or Sun Spa who may be a victim of sex trafficking. He was briefly at the raids when they began.
Prosecutors crack down on illegal massage parlors, arrests made
The Department of the Prosecuting Attorney thanks the Susannah Wesley Community Center for its contribution and Homeland Security Investigations spz the Honolulu Police Department for assisting in the investigations and the execution of search and arrest warrants. Over the years, dozens of women have been arrested for prostitution in these raids.
Two women were seen outside the Sun Spa, with another eight women from the other spas being questioned by officers. Jabola-Carolus estimates that there are about a honoluli businesses in Hawaii.
No other arrests were expected Friday night. On Friday night, investigators with the Prosecuting Attorney's office executed search warrants at three businesses at South King Street alleged to be fronts for prostitution.
In recent years the office of the Prosecuting Attorney has led investigations resulting in prostitution related arrests and convictions at more than a dozen illegal businesses in Honolulu's urban core. All rights reserved. He was also involved in other raids just last month and also last November. Those people arrested are among eight indicted earlier in the week for charges including criminal conspiracy to promote prostitution, promoting prostitution, prostitution, and ownership or operation of prohibited businesses, according to the Department of the Prosecuting Attorney.
3 massage parlors raided as part of crackdown on prostitution, sex trafficking
The indictments are the result of an ongoing multi-agency investigation by the Department of the Prosecuting Attorney, the Honolulu Police Department, and the Department of Homeland Investigations into sex trafficking and related activities in Honolulu. News 3 massage parlors raided as part of crackdown on prostitution, sex trafficking The Prosecuting Attorney's office of Honolulu executed search warrants at acee businesses at South King Street alleged to be fronts for prostitution.
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They are Hyon Hui Pummell, 49, who was arrested at the King Street site Friday on suspicion of illegal ownership of a business, prostitution and two counts of promoting prostitution, and another woman, Sang Sol Kim, 62, who was arrested at an Amana Street residence in the Ala Moana area. Submit your coronavirus news tip.
King St. So far only two have been arrested. Many are believed to be fronts for sex trafficking.
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