OKLAHOMA CITY -- An Oklahoma County judge has ruled in favor of Oklahoma City in a lawsuit aimed at stopping rampant prostitution at the Five Star Truck Stop on N.E. 120th Street.
On October 26, 2010, the city filed a nuisance abatement lawsuit against Mian Rashid, the owner of Five Star Truck Stop. The lawsuit stated the truck stop was a public nuisance due to prostitutes who were often seen servicing truckers in the parking lot.
The city filed the lawsuit after issuing two notices to Rashid, advising him on how to rid his property of the so-called "lot lizards." Despite the notices, the suit claimed Rashid made no attempt to stop prostitutes from plying their trade at the truck stop.
On Thursday, April 7, Judge Bryan Dixon agreed with Oklahoma City. He ordered Five Star Truck Stop to take the following steps to resolve the prostitution issue:
In October 2010, Rashid told News 9 he'd hired security, added security cameras and complied with the city's requests, and he couldn't understand why he was being sued.