Nikita Dragun was under arrest this week in Miami, Florida.
She is a known online beauty YouTuber and Hype House star.
However, the internet star is said to have splashed a police officer with water from a bottle.
Police received complaints about the YouTube star walking naked in the pool area.
She bothered people even after the staff told her to stop.
The police then came to Nikita Dragun’s hotel room to take her in.
As a result, Dragun was arrested on three counts:
- Felony battery on a police officer
- Misdemeanor disorderly conduct
- Misdemeanor battery
Police took her to the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center in Miami-Dade County.
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On November 8, Nikita Dragun virtually appeared in bond court.
The tape of the proceedings revealed Dragun had been taken to the men’s ward of the corrective facility.
However, Nikita Dragun is a trans woman.
During the bail hearing, Dragun asked Judge Mindy Glazer if she still had to stay in the men’s ward.
“Yeah, I don’t make the rules up there,” Glazer responded.
Nikita Dragun is no longer in jail after a $5,000 bond.
Dragun’s publicist Jack Ketsoya stated to Local 10 News from Miami with the text:
“The situation with Nikita, who is legally female, being placed in a men’s unit of a Florida jail is extremely disturbing and dangerous.”
“This decision made by the Miami-Dade County Corrections Department directly violates their protocol, which mandates that transgender inmates are classified and housed based on safety needs and gender identity.”
“Nikita has been released and is now safe. Thank you for respecting her privacy during this time.”
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Meanwhile, a Miami-Dade prison system representative also released a statement to deny the allegations.
“All inmates undergoing our intake process remain in an open seating (open booking) area, in the presence of correction staff,” said the rep.
“Additionally, inmate Dragun was placed in a holding cell by herself due to her high profile status before being released.”
“She was escorted by an LGBTQ officer during her time at the corrections facility.”
Nikita Dragun arrested and says she was placed in men’s unit in Florida jail