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Brothel Worker Arrested After Shots Fired, SWAT Team Standoff At Moonlite BunnyRanch In Nevada, Sheriff Says

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Source: Lyon County Sheriff's Office; Unsplash

Feb. 21 2023, Updated 1:23 p.m. ET

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A female worker at Moonlite BunnyRanch in Nevada was arrested after a dispute broke out with a coworker at the brothel, forcing a standoff with police, according to authorities.

Around 9:30 p.m. on Feb. 20, deputies responded to a report of shots fired at the well-known legal brothel near Carson City during a fight between the two colleagues, the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office said.

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Once at the scene, deputies determined one of the employees had fired a gun several times before locking herself in one of the rooms.

Officers evacuated the business and a SWAT team as well as multiple other law enforcement agencies descended on the scene, Sheriff Brad Pope said.

Around 12:30 a.m., the worker, identified as 28-year-old Savannah Henderson, also known as Tiara Tae, surrendered to police and was taken into custody. Nobody was injured during the incident.

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Henderson was charged with four felony counts of being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm, one felony count of possessing a controlled substance, one gross misdemeanor count of discharging a firearm, and one count of obstructing/resisting a peace officer.

Her bail was set at $86,140.

The Moonlite BunnyRanch first opened in 1955. Previously owned by Dennis Hof, the property was featured on the HBO series Cathouse: The Series, which aired in 2005 and 2007.


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