Tips timely 6-month examination; no proof of human, sex trafficking discovered
BEND, Ore. (KTVZ)– Cops robbed a northeast Bend massage company Thursday after a six-month examination identified it did not have a state license, and suggested its owner, a Washington state homeowner, be charged as an outcome.
Late in 2015, cops got a number of ideas from neighborhood members about possible human trafficking and sex trafficking at Might Foot Health Club & & Massage on Northeast Bellevue Drive, Bend PD Communications Supervisor Sheila Miller stated.
Investigators started an examination of business, likewise getting a report of a female consumer being the topic of undesirable sexual touching by a massage therapist there, Miller stated.
Cops figured out throughout the six-month examination that the massage company did not have a license through the Oregon State Board of Massage Therapists. Miller stated cops will deal with the city concerning its company registration.
The state board, on the other hand, performed its own examination, having actually gotten ideas that customers had actually gotten inappropriate massages from inexperienced therapists that triggered physical injuries.
Cops performed a search warrant at business Thursday and stated they discovered proof business does not have a state license to supply massages. Nevertheless, Miller stated, investigators discovered no proof that human or sex trafficking was happening there.
Cops stated a charge versus business owner, a 48-year-old Puyallup homeowner, of practicing massage without a license will be forwarded to the Deschutes County District Lawyer’s Workplace for factor to consider.
” Bend Cops desires clients to be mindful that May Foot Health Club & & Massage is not accredited by the state,” the press release specified. “The Oregon State Board of Massage Therapists has a search tool on its site ( www.oregon.gov/obmt) that permits users to examine whether a massage therapist is correctly accredited in Oregon.:
There are no other charges being thought about at this time, however the examination is continuous. Anybody with extra info about or experience with business is asked to call Det. Daniel Koehnke at email@example.com