Police News ReleaseSan Mateo County Sheriff's Office
San Carlos Police Bureau
City Hall
600 Elm Street
Phone: (650) 802-4277
Fax: (650) 595-3049

8/10/2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PRESS RELEASE #080812
Subject :

Solicitation for Prostitution
Contact :Detective Sergeant Jim Tanner, San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office    (650) 363-4058
    jtanner@smcgov.org
San Carlos, August 8, 2012  2030 hours - Based on complaints of prostitution, San Mateo County Sheriff's Office Detectives conducted an undercover operation at Oriental Massage, 1600 #A El Camino Real, San Carlos.  During the undercover operation, a Sheriff’s Office Detective was solicited for an act of prostitution by Shu Yan Zhang, a 49 year old Asian female from Alhambra, CA. Zhang was taken into custody for a violation of Penal Code 647b – Solicitation for Prostitution.

Three additional Asian female employees were located within the business.  They were identified and released. 

The City of San Carlos Building Inspector was notified and met with Sheriff’s Detectives at Oriental Massage.  Based on this incident and the evidence obtained during this investigation, a notice was posted closing Oriental Massage, revoking their business license. 

Suspect Information:
Name:  ZHANG, Shu Yan
Age: 49
Physical Description: Asian female, 5’5", 130 pounds
City of Residence:  Alhambra, CA
Occupation:  Masseuse
Date/Time of Arrest:  8/8/2012 @ 1900 hours
Court Date:  9/11/2012 @ 0830, Redwood City 

           



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