Police Investigation Launched After Guns N' Roses Lead Guitarist Proposes To Girlfriend
Posted by Joseph Lee on 08.13.2013
After using a police helicopter...
The Review Journal reports that a police investigation has been launched after Guns N' Roses guitarist DJ Ashba and his girlfriend were given a private tour of Las Vegas in a police helicopter for a wedding proposal.
Ashba posted photos of the tour on Saturday on Instagram. He wrote: "That was the most incredible day of our life!! Special thx to the Las Vegas Police Dept. for the most amazing helicopter private tour over Vegas!"
Ashba also mentioned Captain David O'Leary and thanked him for setting up the tour. A spokesman for police confirmed the investigation on Sunday, but no details were released.
Department officials are upset about the misuse of the helicopter, especially after an officer's death from a helicopter last month. David Van Buskirk (36), a Search and Rescue officer, died last month during a helicopter rescue of a hiker stranded in Mount Charleston. The officer fell while being lifted to the helicopter and his death is being financed.
It's unknown how O'Leary (who oversees the Financial Crimes Bureau) arranged the tour for Ashba. He called O'Learly a "good friend" on Instagram. Both O'Leary and the pilot are under investigation but it's unknown if they were suspended. The investigation
Ashba's girlfriend said yes to the proposal after the helicopter "landed in a field" next to a table with roses and champagne. He wrote: "It was beautiful she didn't expect a thing, it was magical".