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TOTALLY HITS RADIO | LAKE CHARLES, LA. — The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office Vice Division received complaints of possible prostitution at the Asian Massage Parlor located at 242 W. Hale Street in Lake Charles which resulted in a 10 month investigation where detectives learned prostitution activity was being performed inside the massage parlor.

The investigation, assisted by the FBI and the Louisiana State Police, revealed the Asian Massage Parlors operating in Bossier City and Lafayette were also involved in prostitution activity.

On August 21, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office Vice Detectives, Bossier Vice Detectives, Lafayette Metro Police, FBI Agents, and State Police executed simultaneous search warrants at the massage parlors. During the execution of the search warrant in Calcasieu Parish, detectives recovered approximately $6,500 cash; in Bossier, approximately $12,000 in cash; and in Lafayette, approximately $5,700 in cash.

Arrested in Lake Charles:

Pan Lan Ma, 60, 221 Verot School Rd., Lafayette; 10 counts promoting prostitution; 10 counts pandering; 10 counts letting a premises for prostitution – bond $305,000

Melvin R. Elliot, 67, 403 Louie St., Lake Charles; 10 counts inciting prostitution; 10 counts pandering – bond $60,000

Shuxian Li, 48, 1981 Stratmore Dr., San Gabriel, CA; 2 counts prostitution by massage – bond $5,000

Arrested in Lafayette on a Calcasieu Warrant:

Maojin Cin, 60, 221 Verot School Rd., Lafayette; 10 counts of promoting prostitution; 10 counts of pandering; 10 counts of letting a premises for prostitution – bond $305,000

Arrested in Bossier City on a Calcasieu Warrant:

Yan He Wang, 28, 1316 Shamrock Dr., Bossier City; 10 counts of promoting prostitution; 10 counts of pandering; 10 counts of letting a premises for prostitution – bond $305,000

The investigation is continuing with more arrests possible.

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