Three women were arrested Thursday afternoon after an undercover investigation revealed that an illegal massage parlor was operating out of a Patchogue apartment, police said.
Police raided the apartment, where they say prostitution was taking place, at 305A West Roe Boulevard shortly after 4 p.m.
Officers seized massage tables, oils, a computer and money, police said.
Ashley Jimenez, 26, of Ridge, and Dawn Collins, 23, of Central Islip, were arrested and charged with unlicensed practice of a profession (unlicensed massage therapist) in the New York State Education Law and prostitution, a misdemeanor.
Justine Rittman, 26, of St. James, was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance, a misdemeanor.
All three women will be held overnight and are scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on Friday.
Update Friday, 8:50 a.m.: Mugshots for Jimenez, Collins and Rittman have been added to the gallery section.