LOS ANGELES.- A police officer from the Los Angeles Police Department was arrested for sharing with work colleagues and other men Photos of his wife, also a police officer, nakedauthorities said.
Brady Lamas, 45, faces six misdemeanors after his wife saw one of the images on her phone as part of a group chataccording to Los Angeles prosecutors.
I did not know my photos had been taken and I did not consent to any of my photos being shared with anyone,” he said, according to court documents obtained by Los Angeles Times.
She alleged that Lamas took the explicit photos during a doctor’s visit after she had her breasts enlarged, and sent them to others as “before and after” photos, depending on the medium
“My own husband is a predator and took advantage of me,” she wrote in the court papers. “I would have preferred him to punch me in the face… I was also worried about how my husband would react when he found out that he had discovered his horrible disturbing acts“, wrote.
He was released on bail
The images were distributed between December 29, 2021 and January 24 in a group chat on a messaging app. They were discovered by his wife on January 30, pursuant to her request for a restraining order against Lamas, reported LA Times.
Lamas, who has been assigned a home pending the outcome of the case, was released on $20,000 bond at his arraignment Tuesday.
The victim said that co-workers who had received the images they made “unusual” commentsand then realized that they had seen the intimate photos.
“Brady is a lucky man,” a colleague told her, while others looked “intently” at her.
She alerted her supervisor after discovering the mail and then filed a police report with the local sheriff’s office.
What’s worse is that this humiliation will continue to be repeated, perhaps forever, because private images and graphic videos are now in the hands of strangers and multiple LAPD co-workers,” he wrote in the court papers.