A team of NYPD officers who were only coming to put a ticket on a double-parked car in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn ended up finding that it had a secret compartment full of drugs, gash and weapons, police said Friday.
Twomey had been stopped on the Northern State Parkway in Lake Success on Feb. 15 and was arrested on drug and driving charges.
According to investigators, the 26-year-old told officers he had two passengers with him, but one of the passengers began yelling for help as he pulled away.
A seemingly routine traffic stop in Orange County resulted in the arrest of a Paterson, New Jersey man wanted for attempted murder, New York State Police said.
A man was shot and wounded by police Thursday, after he allegedly refused to pull over and hit multiple cars before finally ramming a police vehicle.
A Nassau County police officer was expected to be hit with criminal charges Tuesday, on allegations that he beat a Westbury man during a traffic stop in April, sources told CBS 2.
Sgt. Scott Greene did not say a word as he appeared in court to face charges that he stole money from drivers. He was arrested in January.
Police this weekend found 10 kilos of cocaine in a car they pulled over for defective lights in East Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
Police in Nassau County found almost 100 pounds of marijuana in a woman’s car, after they pulled her over for allegedly talking on her cell phone behind the wheel.
Officers recovered a loaded .40-cal. Taurus semiautomatic handgun, a loaded 9mm Sig Sauer semiautomatic handgun, 195 tablets of Oxycodone, and four additional small Ziploc bags of marijuana in the stop.
NYPD officers who went after a red light-running driver found more than 500 pounds of marijuana in the man’s car.
Police say a Long Island policeman shot and wounded a man who drew a gun after being pulled over for a traffic infraction.