Prostitution Sting Nets 6 Arrests in Clovis | Crime
From Clovis Police Department:
Six women were arrested Tuesday, October 25th, during a compliance inspection sweep of massage parlors in the City of Clovis.
Officers of the Clovis Police Department, assisted by investigators with the Clovis Fire Department, Clovis Building Department and the Fresno Police Department, conducted a series of inspections at massage business. The inspections were conducted in response to a growing number of massage establishments within the city and a growing number of complaints of potential sexual activity occurring at some of these locations. Clovis has just under 200 licensees operating within the city. Complaints were received from neighboring businesses, patrons, and family members of patrons.
Ten locations were searched between noon and 5:00 PM. The searches resulted in six women being arrested for solicitation for prostitution from five of the locations. The following women were arrested; 40 year old Qiu Wu of Clovis, 37 year old Uvoniat Lucas of Vallejo, 59 year old Maoli Tian of Fresno, 33 year old Pitchaya Talley of Fresno, 44 year old Mei Zhang of Clovis, and 61 year old Buachan Hatfield of Fresno.