Kiosk-Gate: LAPD told Masterson accuser its Hollywood site was compromised by Scientology - 2018-08-30
You probably saw the story that hit yesterday, reporting that American Atheists had convinced the LAPD to remove a Scientology kiosk from its Hollywood Division station house, but the police department refused to turn over any information about what it was doing there in the first place.
What the stories about that kiosk didn't mention was something we reported back in March 2017 when we first broke the story that Scientologist actor Danny Masterson was being investigated by the LAPD over allegations that he had violently raped multiple women.
In that initial story, we revealed that one of the three women who had come forward (a fourth came forward later) wrote a scathing letter to the LAPD's then-chief, Charlie Beck, complaining about the shabby way the investigation was going. She made numerous complaints about how she and the other accusers were being treated, but she also specifically referred to being told by LAPD Detective Esther Reyes that they needed to take her case out of the Hollywood station house on Wilcox Avenue because it was a conduit to the Church of Scientology…