Three people have been detained by police in the Bahamas as suspects of an extortion plot against John Travolta.

An island lawmaker Former Sen. Pleasant Bridgewater, paramedic and ambulance driver Tarino Lightbourne accused of trying to extort money from actor John Travolta after the death of his son, the Associated Press reports.

Former Sen. Pleasant Bridgewater, an attorney from Grand Bahama, has been held for questioning since Thursday, but was released Friday on $40,000 bail said, she is innocent but that she needs to fight what she calls untrue and unfair charges.

On Saturday, Bridgewater called the ordeal a nightmare and said her innocent actions as an attorney were misconstrued. She did not provide details.

Police also detained Obie Wilchcombe, former tourism minister and a friend of the Travoltas but later released, according to

Travolta had filed a complaint of attempted extortion but did not release details, Police said.