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Frederick County Sheriff’s Office partnered with the Frederick Police Department, the lead agency, on breaking up illegal prostitution activities throughout Frederick


In January 2024, the Frederick Police Department received anonymous tips regarding alleged illegal prostitution activities occurring at several massage parlors in Frederick City, Maryland.

Detective Sharpe of the Frederick Police Department collaborated with the State’s Attorney’s Office on this investigation, securing multiple search and seizure warrants.

On March 4th, 2024, members of the Frederick Police Department (FPD), Frederick County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO), and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) successfully executed these warrants at the following locations:

  •  1337 Taney Avenue, Frederick, MD
  • 1446 Key Parkway, Frederick, MD
  • Two Sisters – 178 Thomas Johnson Drive, Suite 103, Frederick, MD
  • TCM Aroma Therapy – 1517 W. Patrick Street, Suite C8, Frederick, MD
  • Aromatherapy Body Rub – 93 S. McCain Drive, Suite 2, Frederick, MD
  • 2023 Lexus RX350

As a result, the following individuals were charged with 4th Degree Sex Offense, 2nd Degree Assault, Soliciting Prostitution, Prostitution.

 Jinchan Yang, date of birth 1/05/1987

 Xiaohing Wan, date of birth 8/12/1976 

 Yuxia Chang, date of birth 10/07/1979

This investigation was a coordinated effort among the Frederick Police Department, Frederick City Code/Permit Enforcement, Frederick County State’s Attorney’s Office, Frederick County Sheriff’s Office, and Homeland Security Investigation.

The Governor’s Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services funded this project under subaward number MCIN-2024-0013. All viewpoints in this document are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the official position of any Maryland State office or agency.

Incident Type: Human Trafficking / Prostitution
Incident Case Number: 2022-081602
Investigating Officer: Detective C. Sharpe
Author of release: Sgt. Scott Grigsby
PIO: Samantha Long


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