Birmingham police: 5 arrested in prostitution bust in Roebuck

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 ProstitutionSoon Lim, A/F, 37, of Korea - Loitering for ProstitutionMi Young Knichel, 40, A/F, of Lakewood, WA - Loitering for Prostitution Buy Park, A/F, 37, of Flushing, NY - Loitering For DrugsSoon Ae Corado, A/F, 46, of Los Angeles, CA - Opening House of Prostitution and Doing Business without a LicenseAlthough 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.