Ex-Cop Faces Felony Charges For Demanding Frontal Massage, Cash

NEWPORT BEACH (CBS/AP) — An Orange County man is charged with demanding a rubdown and $200 while pretending to be a massage parlor inspector.

Orange County prosecutors charged Edward Justin LaPorte with felony burglary and misdemeanor counts of impersonating a peace officer and firearm violations.

The 47-year-old faces arraignment Friday in Newport Beach.

Investigators say LaPorte, a former police officer from Illinois, was wearing a badge when he entered the Golden Spa massage parlor in Lake Forest on Jan. 31 and told the manager he was investigating a complaint.

Prosecutors say he then complained of back pain, and a masseuse gave him a back rub before LaPorte asked for a frontal massage, which was refused.

No phone listing could be found for LaPorte and court records don’t list an attorney for him.

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  • Barry Taylor

    You have to be pretty damn bad to be let go from law enforcement. These people should be monitored.

  • joe

    He didn’t kill enough innocent people so they had to let him go.

  • Phil

    Changing his name to Ben Dover
    He’s going too toss salad in prison

  • No Happy Ending

    wow…this bum expected a free happy ending. What is this world coming to?

  • jeff

    Be careful what you ask for.
    There’s plenty of free sex in prison.

  • Rodney Inatomi

    ex cops are idiots thats why there ex cops you cant trust them they think there above the law what a real idiot

  • RobertoStaff

    He must be a Mormon–he was found eating a thigh.

    • Phil

      Check out the hard looks in his booking photo
      Looks like a con

  • Massage My Front

    Makes you wonder why he was let go from his Police job. Probably got his way in illinois massage parlors before some whistle blower stopped him.

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