UPDATE: A Hawley Woman Is Arrested At A Detroit Lakes Business for Prostitution
Carol McCarthy | Feb 14, 2020 AT 11:58 am
An owner of a Detroit Lakes
business was arrested on charges associated with prostitution.
Through an ongoing investigation at the Detroit Lakes business, a search warrant was conducted Thursday at the Sunny Asian Health Massage parlor in Detroit Lakes. Arrested without incident was 60-year-old Jin Lan Li, of rural Hawley.
According to the complaint filed in Becker County District Court Thursday, the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension was contacted by Detroit Lakes Police Department regarding numerous alleged reports of prostitution and sex trafficking happening at the business since 2015. In September, two undercover agents with the BCA were able to confirm that sexual favors were offered to them by Li and staff members as part of a paid massage.
Li is charged with two felony counts of soliciation, inducement and promotion of prostitution and a gross misdemeanor count of disorderly house-own or opperate.
The investigation is ongoing.