Woman charged with prostitution in Utica


UTICA, N.Y. (WUTR/WFXV/WPNY-TV) – The Utica Police Department is reporting that an arrest has been made in connection to a prostitution investigation.

The investigation began after several reports came in that suspicious activities were taking place at the Sunrise Spa located Genesee Street in Utica. This location, previously known as the Lucky Two Spa, had been associated with similar activities to those currently being reported which had resulted in several arrests at the time.

On July 7th, Yu Haiying age 43 of Flushing NY, was arrested by members of Utica’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) for the following:

  • NYS Education Law 6512 Sub1, Unauthorized Practice of a Profession (Class E Felony)

Due to the nature of the crime authorities also seized over $2,000. 

UPD states that the investigation is still on-going and additional arrests are still possible. 

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