Patch.com has reported data from an annual report from the Connecticut Racial Profiling Project. This report shows the results of police stops from October 2015 through September 2016.

Let's take a look:

The top 5 reasons for getting stopped in Danbury are:

  1. Cell phone usage: 41%
  2. Traffic control signal: 12%
  3. Registration: 11%
  4. Speeding: 11%
  5. Stop sign: 6%

From the info in this report, if you are driving through the following towns, be careful. This next list shows the highest rate of being pulled over.

  1. Wilton: 464 stops per 1,000 residents
  2. New Canaan: 456 stops per 1,000 residents
  3. Ridgefield 441 stops per 1,000 residents
  4. Orange: 390 stops per 1,000 residents
  5. Old Saybrook: 377 stops per 1,000 residents
  6. Ansonia: 341 stops per 1,000 residents
  7. Berlin: 327 stops per 1,000 residents
  8. Monroe: 310 stops per 1,000 residents
  9. Waterford: 309 stops per 1,000 residents
  10. Westport: 307 stops per 1,000 residents

The report also listed the following towns who showed the least amount of traffic stops by police:

  1. Middlebury: 10 stops per 1,000 residents
  2. Shelton: 23 stops per 1,000 residents
  3. Portland: 27 stops per 1,000 residents
  4. Wolcott: 29 stops per 1,000 residents
  5. Waterbury: 38 stops per 1,000 residents
  6. Meriden: 43 stops per 1,000 residents
  7. Stratford: 48 stops per 1,000 residents

If you like to drive fast, don't drive through the following towns thinking that you won't get pulled over. The percentages shown are the amount of stops for speeding.

  1. Ledyard: 67.9%
  2. Suffield: 60.8%
  3. Simsbury: 56.9%
  4. Easton: 55.9%
  5. Portland: 55.3%
  6. New Milford: 54.9%
  7. Enfield: 53.5%
  8. Guilford: 53%
  9. Redding: 52.4%
  10. Ridgefield: 52.3%

Expired registration? Stay out of these towns where the percentages shown are for stops for registration issues:

  1. Branford: 28.3%
  2. North Branford: 23.1%
  3. Troop L: 21.1%
  4. Trumbull: 19%
  5. Watertown: 17.3%
  6. Troop G: 16.9%
  7. Troop B: 16.7%
  8. West Haven: 16.7%
  9. Troop A: 15.9%
  10. Redding: 15.8%

Can't put your cell phone down? These towns have the highest percent of traffic stops for cell phone usage:

  1. Hamden: 41.9%
  2. Danbury: 41.2%
  3. Middlebury: 28.8%
  4. West Hartford: 28.3%
  5. Stamford: 27.1%
  6. Berlin: 25.3%
  7. Bridgeport: 24.8%
  8. Westport: 24.5%
  9. Norwalk: 22.1%
  10. Brookfield: 19.8%

You will be lucky to get off with just a warning in the following towns. This list shows the percentage of infractions issued during a traffic stop:

  1. Danbury: 67.6%
  2. Bridgeport: 61.9%
  3. Norwalk: 59.7%
  4. Meriden: 58.6%
  5. New Haven: 56.6%
  6. Hartford: 56%
  7. Derby: 54.9%
  8. Branford: 54.3%
  9. Stamford: 52.9%
  10. Hamden: 52.6%

Read More Stories:

How to Get Your Hands on Mr. Morning's Money:

Linda G. Asks Why Won't Mr. Morning EVER Leave?