Officer Fausto Lopez
A Miami police officer who made headlines after he was pulled over on the Florida Turnpike by a Florida Highway Patrol officer for speeding has been fired.
An investigation showed police officers from more than a dozen South Florida agencies race up and down the Turnpike at speeds well over the limit on a regular basis.
CBS4 Investigates has learned of new details in the incident involving a City of Miami police officer pulling over a Florida Highway Patrol trooper back on November 8, 2011.
The rumored rivalry between the City of Miami Police Department and the Florida Highway Patrol may be heating up.
Miami Police have released more information about Officer Fausto Lopez, who was pulled over last weekend by Florida Highway Patrol trooper Donna Watts.
Miami’s interim top cop is downplaying criminal charges brought against one of his officers who led a state trooper on a high speed chase captured on camera.