NVID Conducts Operation

On 5/19/15 The Narcotics Vice Investigations Division and Directed Patrol Officers of the Corpus Christi Police Department, in conjunction with Special Agents from Homeland Security Investigations, conducted an operation focused on several local massage parlors. The operation was a result of an increase in citizen complaints directed at the massage parlors for engaging in illegal activity. This was a two part operation which involved regulatory inspections and had the following results:

Rose Spa 3517 S. Staples

2 arrests
Two adult females were arrested.
One female was charged with prostitution and a violation of the Occupations Code in practicing massage therapy without a license and operating a massage establishment without a license.
One female was charged with a violation of the Occupations Code in operating a massage establishment without a license.

China Spa 5315 Everhart

2 arrests
Two adult females were arrested.
One female was arrested for a violation of the Occupations Code for massage without a license involving sexual contact.
One female was arrested for a violation of the Occupations code for operating a massage establishment without a license.

Herbal Massage 5702 S. Staples

1 arrest
One adult female was arrested under the Occupations Code for Practice by a Massage Therapist (Sexual Contact)

Regulatory actions only:

Spa Massage 6601 Everhart #D4

Two adult females detained
OC 455.205 Massage Therapy (Operator) not a licensed establishment

Massage 5888 Everhart Unit B

One adult female detained
OC 455.205 Massage Therapy (Operator) not a licensed establishment

No other information will be available this evening.