As you may recall, back in August 2011, I walked around outside the Van Nuys jail and courts only wearing my pink bikini. This is where and why I took my now seemingly famous pink bikini picture. What you don’t know about is all the drama that was happening in Orange County around the same time, due to another picture I took a few hours earlier on top of a police motorcycle. And yes, I was wearing a bikini on that picture too!
It was around 110 degrees in Van Nuys, CA on the day I decided to prove a point and walk around in my bikini. I was well aware that I was going to be almost half naked on the street, but once I get an idea in my head and I think it’s going to work, I always go for it!
After taking a few pictures in front of the Van Nuys Jail, I walked with my friend David back to my office. Once we got there, I received a phone call from a man who identified himself as Investigator Biggs from the Internal Affairs Unit from a police department in Orange County that is going to remain nameless on this blog for obvious reasons! Though some could argue it’s the location of the “Happiest Place on Earth”…LOL!!! 😉
Investigator Biggs proceeded to tell me that he was conducting an internal investigation regarding a couple of pictures that I’d posted on my Facebook the previous day. He said that he wanted to find out the conditions under these pictures were taken since I was posing on top of one of their police motorcycles. By the time investigator Biggs called me; the pictures had been on my Facebook account for no more than 10 hours! Oh my goodness! I’m definitely flattered to see the efficiency I inspired within this department! LOL!!
Biggs talked to me in a very commanding tone and said, “At what time can you be at the police station tomorrow?” Oh snap! Investigator Biggs didn’t know it then; but I don’t do very well when a man “commands” me to do something. I knew I was not in any type of trouble, so very gracefully I said to him, “I’m not going to your police station tomorrow. I have no business there, unless I’m posting a bond of course”. There were a few seconds of silence; I didn’t hear any response from Biggs and all of the sudden he changed his tone of voice and asked me very sweetly, “But why not? You’re not into any type of trouble”. I said to him, “I know I’m not in trouble”. And then I thought to myself, “but I know somebody that might be, and I’m not throwing anyone under the bus!”
Biggs then said that it was going to be a brief interview and that I should be in and out of the police station in no time. Yeah right! I wasn’t born yesterday!!! I continued to decline his invitation to the police station. I told him that he was conducting an ‘internal’ investigation and that I didn’t have anything to do with that. He then went back to a “slightly” commanding tone again and said to me, “I don’t want to argue with you!” I said to him, “There’s no reason to argue, I already told you ‘NO’”! (I wish I would have seen his face when I said that!)
Biggs wasn’t getting anywhere with me, so very nicely he told me, “Why don’t I leave you my name and number, in case you change your mind you can call me”. I said to him, “Ok! Let me have your information, but I’m already telling you that I’m not changing my mind”. He gave me his name and number and we ended the phone call.
My friend David couldn’t stop laughing after I hung up the phone! Oh my goodness! Who blew the whistle about the motorcycle pictures is what I wanted to know?!?! … I have taken pictures next to patrol cars from different police departments in different cities and no one has ever called me about that! (Of course, I wasn’t wearing a bikini on those pictures though!) According to my sources, the police department conducted their internal investigation and concluded that no officer was at fault, nor involved in the taking of my pictures. No disciplinary action was ever taken against anyone on that department. I’m still not going to talk about how these pictures were taken or who was involved, but I think we all got a pretty good laugh about it. The pictures were taken for fun, and I never thought anyone would get into trouble because of them.
Nancy Tiscareno – Super Bond Girl