NYPD Traffic Cop Arrested for Setting Car on Fire, Police Say

By Julie Shapiro on December 4, 2012 8:49pm 

 An NYPD traffic officer was arrested for setting a car on fire, police said.
An NYPD traffic officer was arrested for setting a car on fire, police said.
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CANARSIE — An NYPD traffic cop was arrested Tuesday for setting a car on fire and lying about it in a police report, officials said.

Quinnterri Brown, 33, was arrested in Canarsie's 69th Precinct and was charged with arson, grand larceny, conspiracy, insurance fraud and filing a false instrument, police said.

It was not immediately clear whom the car belonged to or when the alleged incident took place.

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