Raids Lead to Prostitution Arrests


Four women are facing prostitution charges after raids at several businesses in Terre Haute.

The Vigo County Sheriff’s Office held a news conference on the arrests Thursday morning.

On Wednesday, police raided three businesses, located at 1424 S. 3rd, 4312 S. 7th and 500 E. Springhill.

The businesses have been shut down and the properties seized.

The raids were the result of an 11 month long investigation that began with a community tip.

Police arrested Luo Lihua, Han Shen, Ruilan Wang and Shihong Zhao on Wednesday.

The women have been released on their own recognizance. Each woman faces a misdemeanor Prostitution charge.

Police are still investigating to see if more people are involved and to determine whether this is a human trafficking situation.

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