Redlands, California masseur Wenjie Chen arrested, accused of inappropriately touching woman


Wenjie Chen, 44, of Redlands, San Bernardino County, California, United States works as a masseur at China Foot Massage, a massage parlor on Brookside Avenue in Redlands. He also goes by the name Jerry Chen.

On March 19, 2023, Chen allegedly inappropriately touched a female adult customer during a massage at China Foot Massage. She did not immediately report the alleged violation to police.


Several days later, the woman went to the Redlands Police Department and filed a complaint. According to her, Chen inappropriately touched her breasts.

On May 9, 2023, Redlands Police Department officers arrested Chen and he was charged with sexual battery. The department is seeking other possible victims.

Anyone who may have been a victim of Wenjie Chen or who may have additional information about his alleged crime is asked to contact Redlands Police Department detective Steve Truong at (909) 798-7643 or


Redlands was incorporated as a city on December 3, 1888. The city is home to Escape Craft Brewery, Hangar 24 Craft Brewery, J. Riley Distillery, Redlands Mall, Citrus Plaza/Mountain Grove and Pharaoh’s Adventure Park.

Eddie Tejeda, 51, is the incumbent mayor of Redlands. Singer and actress Ashley Argota, 30, was born in the city to Filipino parents.

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