PATCHOGUE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Three women have been arrested on Long Island after a raid at an illegal massage parlor that was being run out of a Patchogue apartment, according to Suffolk County police.
Ashley Jimenez, 26, Dawn Collins, 23, and Justine Rittman, 26, were arrested Thursday.
Police said during an undercover investigation Thursday afternoon, they discovered that prostitution was taking place at an illegal massage parlor inside an apartment on West Roe Boulevard in Patchogue.
Officers seized massage tables, oils, a computer and money from inside the apartment, police said.
Jimenez and Collins were charged with unlicensed practice of a profession (unlicensed massage therapist) and prostitution.
Rittman was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance.
All three women are scheduled to be arraigned on March 8.