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Janesville strip club owner surrenders to police

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Beth Wheelock
June 30, 2008

The owner of a Janesville strip club turned himself in to police Monday morning.


Janesville Police say 52-year-old James Halbach was arrested on one count related to prostitution and 12 counts of keeping a place of prostitution. Halbach and his manager of Screamin' Mee Mees, 49-year-old Randy Peterson, have a court date of July 28. Peterson was arrested Friday on five counts of keeping a place of prostitution.


The arrests are part of an ongoing investigation at Screamin' Mee Mees, with 18 previous arrests related to prostitution.


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