Prostitution sting

From upper left to bottom right: Dongmei Yin, Jing Yun Shang, Juan Zhao, Meihua Dill, Lynn Yiurong Dicke, Mei Uan Tang and Yulian He.

NAMPA — Women at four Nampa massage parlors were arrested on accusations they offered sexual acts for money during massages.

An investigation began earlier this year into the accusations, and on Wednesday search warrants were served by Nampa Police officers and detectives at the four local parlors, according to the Nampa Police Department.

The following people were arrested:

  • Lynn X. Dicke, 57, who works at Mia’s Massage on 624 16th Ave. S., is charged with felony harboring prostitutes, felony procurement of prostitution and two misdemeanor prostitution charges.
  • Yulian He, 56, was arrested at Asian Massage on 1115 12th Ave. S.. She was charged with two counts of misdemeanor prostitution.
  • Juan Zhao, 56, was arrested on one misdemeanor charge of prostitution. She was arrested at Swan Massage at 207 11th Ave. N.
  • Mei Ting, 50, who was arrested at Golden Massage on Third Street, was charged with one misdemeanor count of prostitution.

More charges could be filed as the investigation continues, according to the news release.

“This type of criminal activity will not be tolerated in the city of Nampa,” said Chief Joe Huff, “I appreciate the hard work put in by the investigators in this case and their commitment to our community.”

Anyone with information related to this type of similar criminal activity is asked to contact the Nampa Police Department at 208-465-2257 or crime stoppers at 208-343-COPS.