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Woman files harassment claim against OPD officer

Posted at 10:27 PM, May 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-18 23:37:40-04

The woman who filed a complaint over her arrest a Donald Trump rally earlier this month spoke out Wednesday.

Tanny Oliver does not dispute her arrest for urinating in a bush at the protest. The complaint is over what happened next.

She claims a police officer who took a photo of her at the protest before the urinating incident, also took more photos of her as she was being booked for indecent exposure and disorderly conduct.

“[Another protester said], ‘What do you mean she's attractive?’ The guy said, ‘Nothing, we're just admiring her. We think she's cute,’” Oliver said. “I went to him, I said, ‘You wish you could put a bullet in me, huh?’”

Oliver believes that statement is the reason police booked her for felony terroristic threats. She spent seven days in jail, before filing a police department complaint Tuesday.

Omaha police confirmed the investigation in this special statement:

An Internal Affairs Sergeant met with Ms. Oliver yesterday and assisted with the initiation of the complaint process. An internal investigation will commence as a result of the filed complaint.