EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island lady has requested her hometown for $1 million to settle her grievance that native police allowed a actuality tv show to file her wearing nothing however a towel.
The grievance, filed in November and first reported by WPRI-TV on Monday, says East Providence police allowed “Live PD” to movie Desiree Spitaleri when she got here to her door recent from the bathe final July.
“Live PD” airs on the A&E community.
Officers had responded to her house after getting a 911 name from a baby asking for assist with homework.
“Little did she know that her entire interaction with the East Providence police officers was being recorded,” the grievance says.
Spitaleri says in her grievance that she suffered an illegal invasion of privateness; has and can proceed to endure ache, struggling and emotional misery; and was disadvantaged of her constitutional rights.
Patricia Resende, a spokeswoman for East Providence Mayor Robert DaSilva, stated, “Mayor DaSilva does not have any comment on this claim/demand at this time.”
Kerri Tarmey, a spokeswoman for A&E stated in an e mail to the station the community “does not comment on pending claims.”
The station left messages in search of remark with Big Fish Entertainment, the show’s producer.
Live PD started filming police in East Providence tonight. NBC 10 tagged alongside because the A&E show shadowed officers responding to calls.https://t.co/f0d5L5IfmI pic.twitter.com/s4p6VzqKgJ
— NBC 10 WJAR (@NBC10) May 30, 2019