Owner of two Stark County massage parlors indicted on prostitution charges

NORTH CANTON, Ohio - A North Canton massage parlor owner was arrested by North Canton police on charges of promoting prostitution.

John Richard Ceroni, 65, of Canton, was charged with procuring and promoting prostitution today following an investigation into The Massage Center in Suffield Township and The Affordable Massage Center in North Canton.

North Canton Police seized three pick-up trucks of evidence, including 14 massage tables, a computer, miscellaneous paperwork and records, adult videos and a loaded revolver.

Police said each charge carries a bond that is set at $50,000 cash or surety costs of $64.00. 

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