Saturday, 20 April 2013

Birmingham Police arrest 5 on drug and prostitution charges

Birmingham Police arrest 5 on drug and prostitution charges, Birmingham Police Sergeant Johnny Williams, Jr., issued a press release (not available online) on Friday, April 19, 2013 announcing that the department’s vice detectives conducted a search of the Bali Spa at 9533 Parkway East after having secured a search warrant, at approximately 11:30 a.m. Friday.

As a result of the investigation, five people were arrested. The search and the arrests were made involving an alleged vice operation.

In addition to the arrests, over $10,600 in cash and a video surveillance system were seized by the police.

The names and charges were released by the police department as follows:

Josh Palmer, 40, of Columbiana - loitering for prostitution. Soon Lim, 37, of Korea - loitering for prostitution. Mi Young Knichel, 40, of Lakewood, WA - loitering for drugs. Buy Park, 37, of Flushing, NY - loitering for drugs. Soon Ae Corado, 46, of Los Angeles, Calif - opening house of prostitution and doing business without a license.

Police Sergeant Williams stated that the females, although listed with varying addresses were all originally from Korea.

Charges issued against a suspect is not proof of guilt and all defendants are considered innocent until they are proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

Sources: Birmingham PD press release,, WBRC, ABC33/40

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