Police Briefs

Tuesday July 31, 2001

Police announced Monday they had arrested 20 persons on prostitution-related charges Friday at the Golden Gypsy Message Parlor on Telegraph Avenue. 

“The Special Enforcement Unit received numerous complaints of prostitution occurring at the massage parlor” located at 2628 Telegraph Ave., according to a Police Department press statement faxed to the Daily Planet. 

Three among the arrested were charged with pimping and pandering, according to acting police spokesperson Sgt. Kay Lantow, who said she had no details on the charges filed against the others persons.  

She said she thought those arrested included both employees and customers. 

“Over $85,000 was recovered from this location from various hidden locations,” the statement said. 

A residence at 2333 Carlton St. was searched in connection with the arrests and search at the Golden Gypsy Massage Parlor and $188,000 was found there, according to the press statement.