ASHEVILLE - Vice Officers of the APD Drug Suppression Unit recently conducted another escort sting operation as a part of an ongoing investigation targeting prostitution and illegal massage services.
Asheville Police Department Vice Officers have been targeting these illegal services, which have been advertised on Web sites such as Craigslist and Cityvibe.com.
Sherry Greubel, birth date 6/19/71, of Asheville, with Massage without License; Solicit for Prostitution; Possession of Marijuana and Drug Paraphernalia.
Deborah Rose Hisel, birth date 10/25/58, of Arden, with Solicit for Prostitution.
Lisa Faith Miller, birth date 12/12/1960, of Asheville, with Massage without License; Solicit for Prostitution; Possession Schedule III Hydrocodone.
Those charged in this operation were either posting Internet advertisements for services or working for an escort/massage service.
North Carolina law requires all massage therapists to be fully certified and licensed to practice in the state.
Consumers can check a therapist’s credentials on the North Carolina Board of Massage & Bodywork Therapy Web site at www.bmbt.org.
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