Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies kicked in the wrong apartment door, pointed guns at a former Miss Nevada and her fiance, and watched as the beauty queen got out of bed naked, she claims.
The allegations are spelled out in Caleche Ranae Manos’ lawsuit against Los Angeles County and its sheriff’s office, obtained today by Courthouse News Service. Manos charges that she was forced to get out of her bed while nude on the night of Nov. 15, 2011. One of the officers allegedly joked that she would, “have a story to tell others at Thanksgiving.”
But the officers had the wrong apartment. Manos — Miss Nevada 2007 and a woman of many talents — and her fiance, Eric Otto Ryder said that deputies had a search warrant for apartment “C” but entered their clearly marked apartment “A.”
“At that time Ms. Manos was still in bed and was naked,” the complaint stated, according to Business Insider. “The sheriff deputies, all of which were male and armed with guns, ordered Ms. Manos to get out of bed and then watched as she attempted to do so.”
The officers reportedly spent a “significant amount of time” in the apartment before realizing their error.