Two women working in Temecula massage parlors were arrested on suspicion of prostitution, a sheriff's official said today.
Amy Inthavong, a 31-year-old Temecula resident, and Lili Chu, a 48-year-old Los Angeles resident, allegedly tried to sell sex to an undercover officer, according to sheriff's Sgt. Chris Gaskins.
A plain-clothes investigator posing as a customer went into Wellness and Chiropractor Massage at 27715 Jefferson Ave. on Wednesday. Inthavong, an employee at the massage parlor, allegedly offered to sell the officer sex and was arrested, Gaskins said in a written announcement.
The sheriff's department conducted a similar operation on Thursday at Sunny Foot Reflexology Massage at 27517 Ynez Rd. The employee, Chu, offered to sell sex and was also arrested, the sergeant reported.
Both suspects were booked at the .
Investigators also found other problems with the businesses. "With the assistance of Temecula Code Enforcement officers, both locations were found to be out of compliance with building and safety codes, health and safety codes, and Temecula municipal codes," Gaskins wrote.
Anyone with information about these cases was asked to call Officer J. Marquez of the Problem Oriented Policing Team at 951-696-3000.