Massage Therapist Arrested for Sexual Battery; Additional Victims Sought
2013-05-31 · By Editor
On Sunday, May 19, 2013, officers from the Long Beach Department were dispatched to Dee Dee Thai Spa located at 200 Argonne Avenue, regarding a sexual battery investigation.
Officers arrived at the location and learned that a massage therapist, identified as 48-year-old Juan Pablo Zea of Long Beach, inappropriately touched a female adult client during a massage. He was subsequently arrested.
Defendant Zea was working as an independent contractor for the spa when this crime occurred, but may have worked at other locations. He also goes by the name of “Johnny” and is described as a male Hispanic, 5’8 tall, approximately 165 lbs., with black hair and brown eyes.
The Long Beach City Prosecutor’s Office has charged him with one count of misdemeanor sexual battery
Detectives believe additional victims may exist and are hoping anyone who has not reported an incident comes forward by contacting the Long Beach Police Department’s Sex Crimes Detail at (562) 570-7368. Anonymous tips may be submitted by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), texting TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or visiting www.lacrimestoppers.org.