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Birmingham police: 5 arrested in prostitution bust in Roebuck

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Top (l-r):  Soon Ae Carado, Mi Young Knichel; Center:  Joshua Palmer; Bottom (l-r):  Buy Park, Soon Lim. Top (l-r): Soon Ae Carado, Mi Young Knichel; Center: Joshua Palmer; Bottom (l-r): Buy Park, Soon Lim.

The Birmingham Police Department reports that vice detectives have arrested and charged five suspects in connection with a vice operation. The operation was conducted at approximately 11:30 a.m. 

Vice detectives executed a search warrant at the Bali Spa located at 9533 Parkway East. Investigators seized over $10,600 in cash and a video surveillance system.

The following arrests were made:

Josh Palmer, W/M, 40, of Columbiana, AL – Loitering for Prostitution
Soon Lim, A/F, 37, of Korea – Loitering for Prostitution
Mi Young Knichel, 40, A/F, of Lakewood, WA – Loitering for Prostitution
Buy Park, A/F, 37, of Flushing, NY – Loitering For Drugs
Soon Ae Corado, A/F, 46, of Los Angeles, CA – Opening House of Prostitution and Doing Business without a License

Although the female suspects have listed addresses from various states, they are all originally from Korea.  

The suspects are in the custody of the Birmingham City Jail.

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