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Cop with $15K in unpaid tolls, fees tried to dodge trouble by flashing NYPD badge

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A detective who racked up greater than $15,000 in unpaid tolls and fees was busted for driving his unregistered automobile in Brooklyn — and tried to get out of trouble by flashing his NYPD badge, sources stated.

Det. Yosef Aisaa was stopped in his Land Rover by Bridge and Tunnel officers simply earlier than 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday after he crossed the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge the place cops noticed the unregistered automobile, in accordance to an MTA spokesman.

The New York State DMV had stripped the cop of his registration for “persistent toll violations” that totaled $1,348.27 in unpaid tolls and $14,100 in fees, the spokesman stated.

But Aisaa, who’s assigned to the 70 Precinct in Brooklyn, was “somewhat arrogant” when the Bridge and Tunnel officers instructed him they wanted to impound his automobile, MTA sources instructed The Post.

Aisaa flashed his NYPD badge and tried to discuss his method out of the incident, sources stated, with one including, “he gave the cops a story that they needed to extended a courtesy.”

The officers towed the automobile, Aisaa was given a summons and the plates had been faraway from the automobile, which is against the law to drive till he pays off the 1000’s of {dollars} in tolls and fees, officers stated.

On Thursday, May 16, 2013, tolls at Exit 6 were busy with traffic, many using the E-ZPass and others paying with cash.
Det. Yosef Aisaa has racked up greater than $1,000 in unpaid tolls and $14,000 in fees, in accordance to the DMV.
Gordon Chibroski/Portland Press Herald by way of Getty Images

Aisaa stated solely that “everything that you mentioned is inaccurate” when instructed in regards to the story.

He claimed it was a mix-up with EZ-Pass and that he nonetheless had his automotive, however didn’t deny that he was pulled over Tuesday earlier than hanging up.

The 35-year-old detective, who joined the drive in 2008, pulled in $148,285 in 2020, metropolis information present.

“The incident is under internal review,” stated police spokesman, Sgt. Edward Riley.

Aisaa was caught again in 2019 utilizing his cruiser for non-police capabilities and absent from his submit half a dozen instances and made inaccurate statements or failed to log his motion in police information, on-line disciplinary information present. 

He additionally was responsible of driving a civilian in his cruiser with out permission on 4 events and turning on his lights and sirens in 4 situations for no police capabilities, the information present.

The NYPD docked him 20 trip days and his time/go away stability on the time and compelled him to pay $343 in restitution.  

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