Two women arrested in illegal spa sting

Two women were arrested on charges of operating a sexually-oriented business and prostitution in Northwest Houston, according to the Harris County Precinct 4 Constable’s Office.spa

Deputies conducted a compliance inspection at Aroma Spa in the 2100 block of FM 1960 Aug. 25.

According to the constable’s office, undercover officers entered the business and a suspect offered massage services for a fee while another suspect offered sexual services for a fee. The business is not a licensed massage establishment and the employees are not licensed to offer or perform massage services as authorized through the Texas Department of State Health Services.

The business was offering massage services and had no license; therefore the business was deemed to be amassage parlor which is prohibited in Harris County under the S.O.B. ordinances.

Under the Harris County Sexually-Oriented Business Ordinance, the business and the defendants failed to obtain a Sexually-Oriented Business permit. Chong Cho, 59, was charged with two violations for No Class 1 Sexually Oriented Business License and Operating a Massage Establishment without a License. Ok Yu, 61, was arrested and charged with prostitution.

Cho’s bond was set at $2,500. Yu’s was set at $1,500.