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Female police officer crashes motorcycle into 2 cars while in possession of drugs

By Mason White 10:05 AM July 8, 2015
Stacey Staniland 

By: Tanya Malhotra
(Scroll down for video) A female police officer was arrested on a charge of possession of a controlled substance after crashing her motorcycle into two cars that were waiting at a red light, police in New York said.

The New York Police Department said that they have arrested 29-year-old Stacey Staniland of New Brighton, after being accused of crashing her unregistered motorcycle while wearing a helmet with the words “Little Miss Dangerous” written on it.

According to the police investigation, Staniland was riding her motorcycle on Davis Avenue around 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, when she lost control of it while trying to turn onto Henderson Avenue.

She hit two cars waiting at a red light.

Police officers who arrived at the scene, said that while she was removing her identification from her backpack, an officer saw a silver spoon and a syringe.

A search of her backpack revealed four and a half clonazepam pills without proof of prescription.

Staniland was charged with criminal possession of a hypodermic needle, drug possession and driving an unregistered motorcycle without plates.