FHP Trooper Pulled Over by Miami Cop in Revenge is Brother of MPD Internal Affairs Officer

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Not only did Miami Police Department officer Thomas Vokaty's decision to pull over an FHP trooper stir the notion that there's a simmering feud between the two law enforcement agencies, but as it turns out the FHP trooper he pulled over was just about the last one he should have messed with. See, the FHP trooper is the brother of a sergeant who works in the MPD's internal affairs department. Whoops!

Rumors of a feud, real or imagined, emerged after an FHP trooper pulled over and arrested a Miami cop, Fausto Lopez, for driving 120 mph on the Turnpike.

Vokaty was on his way home to Broward County when he decided to get a little revenge. He pulled over an FHP trooper, Cpl. Victor Luquis, for going 90 mph and allegedly asked something like, "How does it feel to be pulled over?"

Vokaty's first mistake was that as a MPD officer he has no jurisdiction in Broward County. His second mistake was that the FHP trooper had family connections to his own force.

Once Vokaty realized Luquis' brother was a sergeant in Internal Affairs he asked the trooper not to report the stop, and even offered to buy him dinner according to a report obtained by The Miami Herald.

"Please, I have three kids. I'll buy you dinner," he allegedly pleaded.

Luquis called his brother, but Vokaty "freaked out" and took off before any other officers could arrive. He was formally disciplined later that week.

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11 comments
jay
jay

I don't care about the other BS... Why the hell were two LEOs doing 90 and 120 MPH on public roads among other motorists to begin with????!!!!

Guest
Guest

Im sick of all the poor excuses we have for police officers in South Florida.  Im sure most of these losers don't even have a college education...something neither agency requires for employment.  Feels great to know any ass with a GED can be given the authority to carry a weapon in order to "serve and protect."

Neil's ghost
Neil's ghost

Each of these needle dicked losers throwing there weight around. Typical.

SmarterSean
SmarterSean

HE SHOULD BE ARRESTED FOR BRIBERY!!!!

michael wind
michael wind

this states the double standard of all police actions,if you have a relative on police force you can retaliate if not you are in bad position and if you a young black person you will get shot.

Swim
Swim

these asshats are supposed to "serve and protect"......instead we have a police feud going on on our highways.  Nice. Gangsta cops.  the browns and the blues. And I thought Chicago was bad.

whateverman
whateverman

Because police are allowed to speed whenever they want, get it!

Marthakerrigan
Marthakerrigan

I doubt anyone would put their life on the line everyday for the measly salary we get paid. We do it cause we love the job. And they still want pay cuts? Let's see you all go behind a business alleyway at 1 am to check an alarm not knowing whats waiting for you. Oh that's right anyone can do it, NOT.

orcshamen
orcshamen

@Marthakerrigan  Believe it or not you don't have the most dangerous job in America. Never hear the humans with MORE dangerous jobs complaining on the Internet.

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