An NYPD officer has been arrested for stealing money from suspects during arrests, sources told NY1 on Tuesday night.
Sources told our Dean Meminger that Officer Joe Stokes, of the 7th Precinct on the Lower East Side, was arrested, although the charges were not confirmed.
Stokes was arrested after he allegedly stole from an undercover detective in a sting operation, according to sources.
The NYPD Internal Affairs Bureau is investigating.
The NYPD did not respond to requests for comment Tuesday night.