BOSTON (AP) — A Boston police officer whose service weapon was stolen during a rendezvous with two strippers at a Rhode Island hotel has been fired.
Sgt. John Boyle says Emanuel Brandao was fired March 28 due to conduct considered unsatisfactory.
The 37-year-old Brandao had been placed on leave after the gun was stolen from the glove box of his car in early February.
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Brandao told authorities he and the women were "hanging out" at a Pawtucket hotel, and he discovered his gun missing after they left.
The gun was found in the mail slot at a Providence fire station.
The women told authorities Brandao paid them $2,500 for sex.
A man who answered the phone Tuesday at a listed number for Brandao said it was the wrong number. Another number rang unanswered.
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