WARREN, NJ - One person was arrested after a prostitution investigation at a Warren Township massage parlor on Monday, authorities announced on Wednesday.

 

The  arrest of Guiyu Piao, age 49, of 35th Ave, Flushing, NY was announced by Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of County Detectives John W. Fodor and Warren Township Police Chief William E. Keane.

The Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Organized Crime and Narcotics Task Force (OCNTF), along with members of Warren Township Police Department, conducted a quality of life investigation at Unique Massage Therapy, located on Mountain Boulevard, Warren Township, on Jan. 6. The investigation began with complaints by concerned citizens in reference to acts of prostitution being conducted at Unique Massage Therapy, Prosecutor Robertson said.

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Prosecutor Robertson stated that a Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office undercover officer entered Unique Massage Therapy where he later met with Piao. During this meeting with Piao, the undercover officer was propositioned by Piao for a sexual act in exchange for U.S. currency. Task Force members then entered Unique Massage Therapy and placed Piao under arrest without incident. Piao was transported to the Warren Township Police Department where she was charged with Prostitution, a disorderly persons offense, and subsequently released on her own recognizance pending a Municipal Court appearance.

 

Prosecutor Robertson, Chief Fodor, and Chief Keane request anyone with information to contact the Somerset County Prosecutors Office Organized Crime and Narcotics Task Force Unit at (908) 231-7100, or the Warren Police Department (908) 753-1000, or via the STOPit app. The STOPit app allows citizens to provide anonymous reports including videos and photos. STOPit can be downloaded to your smart phone for free at the Google Play Store or Apple App Store, access code: SOMERSETNJ. Information can also be provided through the Somerset County Crime Stoppers’ Tip Line at 1-888-577-TIPS (8477). All anonymous STOPit reports and Crime Stopper tips will be kept confidential.