NYPD cops stripped of gun and shield after being caught having sex in dept bathroom around 6:40 p.m. Friday
Lt. Brandi Sanchez, 38, and Sgt. Lambros Gavalas, 46, were both placed on modified assignment
The pair of on-duty cops were caught by two other officers performing a sex act inside a 12th floor bathroom in a federal building
Sanchez, who was drunk and belligerent when asked about her bathroom stall romp, was departmentally charged with being unfit for duty
Office romp: NYPD Lt. Brandi Sanchez [photo], and an off-duty male sergeant were stripped of their guns and shields after they were allegedly caught having drunken romp in a bathroom at work
A New York police lieutenant an off-duty sergeant were stripped of their guns and shields after they were caught allegedly having drunken sex inside a bathroom at their department’s office building on Friday evening.
Lt. Brandi Sanchez, 38, and Sgt. Lambros Gavalas, 46, were both placed on modified assignment after they were caught by two other cops inside the 12th floor bathroom of a federal building around 6.40 pm on Friday.
Sanchez works for the Family Assistance Section, which provides comfort and care to families of police officers who die in the line of duty, officers suffering from debilitating illnesses and 9/11-related illnesses, as well as cops who have family members suffering from debilitating illnesses, officials said. Members offer services and help schedule doctor appointments.
Her companion Sgt. Gavalas, who is assigned to the department’s Grand Larceny section was on duty at the time of the incident. Lt. Sanchez, who reportedly lives with an NYPD deputy inspector, with whom she shares a child, was also on duty, but was about five minutes away from ending her tour.
The pair who met when Sanchez was assigned to the NYPD Grand Larceny Division.were caught in the act after an NYPD sergeant also assigned to Family Assistance Section entered the bathroom and found two people in a closed stall apparently having sex.
The sergeant ran out to grab a lieutenant, who ordered the two out of the bathroom, but the couple kept going, according to sources.
After a second warning, Gavales left the stall and the bathroom without saying a word to the two cops. Sanchez remained inside and was uncooperative when asked what had happened.
Sanchez, who was drunk and belligerent when asked about her bathroom stall romp, but she was so intoxicated that she couldn’t immediately answer any questions. sources said.
Lt. Brandi Sanchez [photo], was put on modified assignment after a brief interview with the NYPD’s Internal Affairs Bureau
While engaged in the act Sanchez who belongs to a plain-clothes unit, wasn’t in uniform or armed. The 16-year veteran was departmentally charged with being unfit for duty, Sanchez was put on modified assignment after a brief interview with the NYPD’s Internal Affairs Bureau. Gavales, a New York cop for 24 years, was given a dressing down for misuse of department time, later modified to desk duty.