Two Rhode Island strippers accused of stealing a Boston police officer’s gun allege that he paid them $2,500 for sex.
Melissa Dacier and Neish Rivera told investigators that Officer Emanuel Brandao arranged a “date” that ended at a Pawtucket hotel, according to the Providence Journal.
Brandao told police he and the women were “hanging out” and he realized his weapon was missing after they were gone, the newspaper reported. The .40-caliber Glock was found at a fire station, where Rivera told cops it would be.
The officer said he had locked his gun in the glove compartment of his vehicle, but at one point Rivera asked him for his keys so she could remove a charger from the car, according to Turn to 10.
Dacier, 22, and Rivera, 25, were arrested earlier this month on larceny and conspiracy charges. Brandao has been placed on administrative leave with pay, and an investigation is underway.
Rivera had been charged with prostitution in connection with a sting at a strip club in December, according to the Providence Journal. She is known as “Miss Magic” on Instagram.