3 Arrested At Local Massage Businesses

Investigation Into Possible Prostitution

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - Three women have been arrested following an investigation into complaints of possible prostitution at local massage businesses.

The investigation was conducted by the Murfreesboro Police Department and Shelbyville Police Department at two locations: Relief Massage in the 1700 block of North Main Street in Shelbyville and Balance Day Spa in the 100 block of St. Andrews Drive in Murfreesboro.

Reports stated officials with the Shelbyville Police Department discovered there may be a connection between the two businesses.

Simultaneous search warrants were executed at each location on Tuesday.

Three people were arrested and more than $10,000 in cash, along with a Lexus vehicle, was seized.

Sana Zhang was arrested in Murfreesboro and charged with six counts of impersonation of a licensed professional and massage of erogenous areas. More than $7,000 and the Lexus were seized from that location.

Zhang was being held at the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Department on a $34,5000 bond.

In Shelbyville, Baomei Zhao was arrested and charged with multiple counts of impersonation of a licensed professional and massage of erogenous areas. She was released on a $60,000 bond.

Ying Chen was also arrested in Shelbyville and charged with criminal responsibility for the conduct of another. She was released on a $30,000 bond.

Reports stated Chen was also connected to the Murfreesboro business.

In Shelbyville, a total of $1,028 was seized at the business, and an additional $2,445 was seized from a bank account registered to the business. 

Authorities also confirmed Shelbyville officials have outstanding warrants for 51-year-old Yumin Liu.

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