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Jamie Lynn Decoy

Triggers Investigation

9/12/2008 8:05 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Imagine flying into L.A., when cops ask you to become part of a Britney Spears decoy caper.

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Take a look at this video. The pappers thought the woman flanked by LAX police was Jamie Lynn Spears, who flew in yesterday on Delta. Now here's where the plot thickens.

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ that, on Tuesday, someone from Britney Spears' camp contacted LAX police, asking for a security escort. The way the cops understood the call, Britney was flying in Wednesday with Jamie Lynn, her baby and Lynne.

At the last minute, cops found out Britney was not on the plane. They still were sympathetic because a bunch of pappers were at the airport waiting for Jamie Lynn. Cops were concerned her baby might be at risk in a pap crush, so they allowed Jamie Lynn and crew to exit the plane onto the tarmac, where a car drove them away.

Now here's where it gets good. For some reason, the cops wanted to fool the paparazzi, so they got a random woman on that flight who kinda sorta looked like Jamie Lynn and asked her if they could escort her to baggage claim. She said yes, and the ruse began.

By the way, we've learned there's an internal investigation because some big wigs in the police department are pissed.

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46.

FLAKEY WHITE STUFF    

I guess the "bigwigs" want to see why these pigs are not busy keeping the airport safe for ALL PEOPLE. All Cops Are Pigs!

2047 days ago
47.

John Edwards    

Why are my tax dollars being used to escort some hag in the first place. I want a refund. This crap is not the sort of thing that police are supposed to be doing. catch criminals and let the so called stars pay for their escorts.

2047 days ago
48.

sweet    

Can't the Spears family hire their own security to protect their sorry butts? The policy should be on the streets doing their job not doing private security with taxpayer money.

2047 days ago
49.

Obama Hussein Barak is the Anti-Christ    

Love it! tmz pappers are so sad - Kayne West should have been there to distract them also. Brit's camp is gettin' good. Poor tmz def fell out of Britney's good graces (wonder why that would be?). X17online already had photos of Jamie Lynn, Britney and k-dude at Britney's house while tmz was still following a nobody around. hahahahahahahahahahhaahhhah

When Britney's back on top and EVEN more sought after for a phote, you guys will be talking to Prince Van AHole!!! hahahahahahahahah

2047 days ago
50.

Obama Hussein Barak is the Anti-Christ    

*Kanye; *photo (before the typo police wake up)

2047 days ago
51.

barry Gordy is genius    

I know that girl. She works at the local Wal-Mart, here in Fresno.

2047 days ago
52.

barry Gordy is genius    

Who kilt Biggie ?

2047 days ago
53.

GrandmaToo    

Well the truth starts coming out... The Cops feeding the Paps info... The Chief of Police against the new Britney Law, Sort of makes you wonder.. The other commenters are rights, there needs to be a re-adjustment in the PD.. And heads should roll, but when you have the Chief of Police standing behind them, you have to wonder where their priorities are.. La has never been known to have the finest PD.. And their badges are showing tranish again..... Sad... Amazing, I was always trained to believe that Officers never made statements to the press, that's what they have a Public Relations Officer. Also, seems that Britney is getting wise to the PD... When you can't trust the Police, your left out fend for yourself.....

2047 days ago
54.

De La Cruz - Florida    

I wonder.. what would the paparazzi do if their picture was taken, people would hide in the bushes waiting for them, hawk the paparazzi all the time at their job locations, check into paparazzi back ground on their habits (drinking, drug habits, domestic abuse, police records, known associates). It sure would be interesting to see how they would weather their careers and personal life when exposed. People.. popular or not are entitled to their private life. Britney Spears.. I don't know her however, why don't they live her alone. Who really cares that she just got off a plane.. come on paparazzi.. focus, before you are the center on attention..

2047 days ago
55.

Krista    

It kinda seems like you're the ones pissed TMZ - after all, you fell for it!

2047 days ago
56.

Lorelei    

About time they did something like this! They need to quit hounding people, and I think this was a great idea

2047 days ago
57.

Jeff Dranetz    

The police should do this more often.

2047 days ago
58.

JOSH    

CARLOS HELU IS NOW THE WORLDS RICHEST MAN

2047 days ago
59.

Troy    

Why do people keep saying it was a good idea "to keep the baby safe"? The baby got in a car and drove off and wasn't even in the airport. There was no reason for them to waste their time other than wanting attention.

2047 days ago
60.

my, my, what truth dacoits you are    

So what. Fu#k over the stalkerazzi. Pimp hand 'em off the streets, to the dark corners where they belong.

2047 days ago
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