A veteran Inner Affairs cop was suspended for a totally boneheaded transfer — letting her loaded gun, additional ammo and different gear get stolen from her parked automotive in Brooklyn, The Publish has discovered.
Milagros Torres, 38, admitted leaving nearly all of her NYPD necessities within the trunk of her 2016 Honda Civic when she parked it close to her condo, regulation-enforcement sources stated Wednesday.
When the careless cop went again to the automotive on Saturday afternoon, the glove compartment was open and the whole lot inside had been dumped on the passenger seat, sources stated.
Torres informed cops she then checked the trunk and located her division-issued 9-mm. Smith & Wesson pistol was gone, together with three magazines, a complete of forty six cartridges, a collapsible baton, pepper spray and two units of handcuffs.
She additionally misplaced her bulletproof vest, obligation belt, police radio, NYPD-issued smartphone and a flashlight, in addition to two pairs of designer sun shades — Prada and Salvatore Ferragamo — and a few newly-bought, plus-measurement clothes from “Style to Determine,” sources stated.
A surveillance digital camera captured video of an unidentified prowler making off with the hoard from in entrance of 304 Waverly Avenue in Clinton Hill, sources stated.
Torres informed cops she thought she had locked the automotive, however there have been no indicators of a break-in, sources stated.
Torres is formally assigned to the IAB Command Middle in SoHo, however on Friday completed up momentary, uniformed obligation in Harlem as a part of the NYPD’s “Summer time All Out” anti-crime effort, sources stated.
She joined the NYPD in 2004 and was beforehand assigned to “homeless outreach,” sources stated.
Throughout fiscal 2016, Torres earned $one hundred fifteen,323, of which round $30,000 was extra time, data present.
When reached by telephone Wednesday, Torres informed The Publish, “Proper now, it’s only a actually arduous time for me.”
An NYPD spokesman confirmed the suspension, however had no additional remark.