November 8, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Music Promoter Hurwitz Pleads Guilty to Soliciting Prostitution from Massage Therapist

Concert promoter and Bethesda resident Seth Hurwitz, 61, pleaded guilty on Thursday to soliciting prostitution from a licensed massage therapist in Montgomery County. He was sentenced to three years of probation.  Hurwitz is the co-owner of 9:30 Club and The Anthem, two music venues in Washington, D.C. He’s also the chairman of I.M.P., a concert […]

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August 26, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

9:30 Club Owner Steps Aside After Prostitution Solicitation Charges

Days after he was charged with soliciting prostitution, Bethesda’s Seth Hurwitz announced Saturday he’s stepping aside from his responsibilities at 9:30 Club. Hurwitz is a co-owner of the 9:30 Club and The Anthem in Washington, D.C. He’s also chairman of I.M.P., a concert promotion company. Hurwitz was arrested Aug. 21. Police said a licensed massage […]

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August 22, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Hurwitz to 9:30 Club Employees: ‘Don’t Pass Judgment’

Hurwitz, Attorney Respond to Prostitution Solicitation Charges The 9:30 Club owner, facing charges of soliciting prostitution from a licensed massage therapist in Montgomery County, is telling his employees “don’t pass judgment.” Seth Hurwitz of Bethesda is co-owner of the 9:30 Club and The Anthem in Washington D.C. He’s also chairman of I.M.P., a concert promotion […]

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August 21, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

9:30 Club Owner Charged For Soliciting Prostitution From Massage Therapist

Montgomery County detectives from the Vice and Intelligence Unit of the Special Investigations Division have charged a Bethesda man with soliciting prostitution from a licensed massage and physical therapist at her business. Police identified the Bethesda man as 60-year-old Seth Hurwitz who owns the 9:30 Club and the Anthem and manages and books Merriweather Post […]

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July 18, 2018 | Staff Writer

Two More Charged in Ongoing Prostitution Investigation

Two women have been charged as part of an ongoing investigation of prostitution and human trafficking at four county massage parlors, a Montgomery County police statement said. Manni Chen, 42, and Guihong Wei, 51, were both living in the Rockville massage parlor where they were working, police said. Chen was charged with one count of […]

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June 18, 2018 | Staff Writer

Three Face Prostitution, Human Trafficking Charges

Three people have been charged with human-trafficking and prostitution charges after an investigation that involved the Montgomery County police Vice and Intelligence Unit along with investigators from the Gaithersburg and Rockville City police departments. The three arrested were Hong Wang, 56, and Xiaoxia Lin, 42, both from the 12500 block of Laurel Grove Road in […]

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March 1, 2017 | Staff Writer

Woman Arrested for Child Abuse, Prostitution

A 24-year-old woman was arrested for child neglect, child abuse and prostitution, Takoma Park police said Wednesday. Danielle Parnell, 24, of no fixed address, Parnell also had an outstanding warrant in Ohio for violation of probation, police said. About noon Tuesday, police responded to the 1200 block of Myrtle Avenue for a complaint of baby […]

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April 4, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Police Charge Germantown Man with Human Trafficking Offenses (PHOTO)

Montgomery County police have charged a Germantown man, who owns two spas, with four counts of human trafficking. Police said Tin Tuan Lu, age 37, of the 12900 block of Town Commons Drive, was arrested on March 23. An investigation began in November 2015, police said, after the department received information about possible prostitution in […]

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September 22, 2015 | Staff Writer

On the Council’s Agenda: OLO Report on MCPS, Board of Appeals, Prostitution

The Montgomery County Council is scheduled to receive a report today from the Office of Legislative Oversight (OLO) that describes school funding and allocation patterns within Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS). The report, titled Resources and Staffing Among MCPS Schools, compares differences in class size, staff tenure, per pupil expenditures and teacher salary costs between […]

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August 7, 2015 | Aline Barros

Man Charged on Human Trafficking and Prostitution Offenses

Montgomery County Police has charged a Germantown man with two counts of human trafficking, one count of operating a business for prostitution, and two counts of prostitution. Armand Theinkue Donfack, 35, of the 19900 block of Choctaw Court, was arrested on Aug. 3. Police said on July 7 police began an investigation after receiving information […]

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