(4-18-22) According to the Sidney Daily news….The Oasis Spa, located at 525 N. Vandemark Road, Sidney was served a search warrant today by the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office on suspicion of being connected to human trafficking.

The Oasis Spa is a registered LLC corporation in Ohio, according to online records –

  • Incorporation Date 2 December 2020 (over 1 year ago)
  • Jurisdiction Ohio (US)
  • Agent Name JUAN ZHOU
  • Agent Address 525 N VANDEMARK RD, SIDNEY, OH, 45365

Directors / Officers

  • JUAN ZHOU, agent, 2 Dec 2020-
  • JUAN ZHOU, incorporator

No arrests have been made at this time. Investigators found a man in the business soliciting illicit services; the man had been questioned and released, with no charges made. The identity of the man has not been released at this time, though Shelby County Sheriff Jim Frye said that the websites advertising illicit services were found on the man’s phone.

Sidney Fire and Emergency Services and Sidney Planning and Zoning helped in closing the business down due to the illicit practices, as well as the woman living inside the business, which is a violation of the city’s zoning and fire code.

Chinese interpreters talked with one woman who was living at the spa and to understand her involvement in the situation.