Traffic Stop

These items were allegedly found in a secret compartment in a car that police pulled over in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn on Wednesday, March 11. The driver, Steven Lopez, was arrested. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Double-Parked Car In Brooklyn Had Compartment Full Of Drugs, Weaponry, Cash

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.

03/13/2015

(Credit: Connecticut State Police)

Man Arrested In Long Island Traffic Stop Also Accused In Connecticut Bank Robbery

Twomey had been stopped on the Northern State Parkway in Lake Success on Feb. 15 and was arrested on drug and driving charges.

02/21/2015

FILE -- The New Jersey side of the George Washington Bridge. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Police: Traffic Stop Leads To Kidnapping Charge For New Jersey Man

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.

01/24/2015

A New York State Trooper guards Gilgo Beach on Long Island as authorities resume their search for bodies - Dec 5, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Police: N.J. Shooting Suspect Caught In Routine Traffic Stop In Orange County

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.

07/19/2014

A man was shot and wounded by police Thursday, July 10 after he allegedly slammed into several parked cars and rammed a police vehicle while trying to flee officers in Canarsie, Brooklyn. (Credit: CBS 2)

Man Shot, Wounded By Officer After Ramming Police Vehicle In Brooklyn

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.

07/10/2014

Nassau-County-Police-Cruiser

Sources To CBS 2: Nassau Officer To Be Charged In Alleged Beating During Traffic Stop

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.

06/02/2014

Suffolk County police Sgt. Scott Greene was arrested following an undercover sting showing him stealing from a driver after pulling him over. (credit: Suffolk County District Attorney's Office)

More People Come Forward, Accuse Veteran Suffolk Cop Of Stealing During Traffic Stops

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.

03/06/2014

East Williamsburg Cocaine Bust

Police: 10 Kilos Of Cocaine Found During Brooklyn Traffic Stop

Police this weekend found 10 kilos of cocaine in a car they pulled over for defective lights in East Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

11/10/2013

Marijuana Plants (file / credit: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)

Woman Caught With Nearly 100 Pounds Of Pot In Nassau County

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.

01/27/2013

Guns recovered during Bronx traffic stop (credit: NYPD)

Police: Routine Traffic Stop Leads To Drug, Weapons Charges For 3 Bronx Residents

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.

11/28/2012

Over 500 pounds of marijuana recovered by police. (Photo/Kathleen Maloney, 1010 WINS)

Queens Traffic Stop Leads To Massive Marijuana Haul

NYPD officers who went after a red light-running driver found more than 500 pounds of marijuana in the man’s car.

12/19/2010

A Suffolk County Police Cruiser - File / Photo: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880

L.I. Cop Shoots, Injures Passenger During Traffic Stop

Police say a Long Island policeman shot and wounded a man who drew a gun after being pulled over for a traffic infraction.

11/02/2010