Stories tagged: Operation Red Light
Wed., Jan. 15, 2014, 10:07 a.m.
Co-owner of alleged Spokane Valley brothel arrested
Mikal Chandler, 33, was arrested and booked into Spokane County Jail on Tuesday. Chandler faces the same charges as listed business associate Brandy Birkland for his involvement in Montana’s spa, …
Sat., Jan. 11, 2014
Spokane-area prostitution sting case advancing
The toughest criminal charges to date in a multiagency prostitution sting have been filed against the owner of an alleged Spokane Valley brothel, almost two years after “Operation Red Light” …
Fri., Jan. 10, 2014, 12:04 p.m.
Suspect in Spokane Valley prostitution ring faces organized-crime charge
Brandy Birkland, former owner of Montana’s spa, was arrested Thursday and faces charges of promoting prostitution and leading organized crime.
Fri., Jan. 11, 2013
Attorneys: Judge frees spa owners’ assets
Defense attorneys believe they won an important victory Thursday against a major investigation into eight suspected Spokane-area brothels that several months later has yet to produce a single criminal charge. …