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New York Woman Arrested for Promoting Prostitution in Watchung


Somerset County officials reported the arrest of Zhuhua Luo, 42, of Barclay Avenue, Flushing, New York, for promoting Prostitution. 

Prosecutor McDonald stated that on Friday, August 5, at approximately 11:00 a.m., the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Northern Street Crimes Task Force concluded an undercover investigation into numerous anonymous complaints of alleged Prostitution at a massage parlor establishment located within a business complex in Watchung. 

As a result of this investigation, Task Force detectives obtained a Superior Court search warrant for the establishment above.

Prosecutor McDonald stated that Task Force members and Officers from the Watchung Borough Police Department executed the search warrant at the massage parlor, resulting in the arrest of defendant Zhuhua Luo, who was charged with 3rd degree Promoting Prostitution, and Prostitution (a Disorderly Persons Offense).  

As a result of this investigation, an undisclosed sum of U.S. currency was seized as alleged proceeds of Prostitution.    

Defendant Luo was released on her own recognizance pending a Superior Court appearance.