A police body camera captured the encounter of a Baltimore City councilman who was pulled over in a traffic stop.

The stop includes questions about the consumption of alcohol.

Police released the body camera video Friday afternoon. It shows what happened around 11:15 p.m. on Feb. 9 near the 2200 block of McElderry Street.

Officers stopped the car because it had two lights out in the back and the driver ran a stop sign, police said.

The traffic stop begins with an introduction with the officer saying, "You got a couple of lights out."

"I'm Councilman (Robert) Stokes," the driver said.

"How you doing Councilman Stokes?" the officer said.

The officer further explained why he initiated the traffic stop.

"You didn't stop at stop sign. You failed to use a turn signal. Quite a few things. You've had a couple of drinks tonight?" the officer said.

"I had one beer," Stokes said.

"I don't believe that," the officer said.

Stokes said he was headed to his girlfriend's house, and he provided the officer with his business card.

Then, the officer suggested Stokes park his car or take an Uber.

"I'm not drunk, sir," Stokes said.

"Sir, I can smell a very strong odor of alcohol," the officer said.

"I had a glass of wine," Stokes said.

The officer provided two options, which brought the traffic stop to a close.

"If you want to argue about this, what I'll do is I'll get back in my car and I'll call someone who's field-sobriety trained and they'll run you through a field-sobriety test. If you're going to take the warning, what you're going to do is you're going to take your car and park it in one of these spots right here and find another way to get home. Good enough?" the officer said.

"I'll take the warning," Stokes said.

In a statement to 11 News, Stokes said the footage of the traffic stop is "further proof of the importance of this technology that members of the City Council fought so hard to implement. The video shows a routine encounter with police that was handled in a very professional and courteous fashion."

In terms of the decision to issue a warning, a police spokesman said officers have that discretion and are not compelled to give a ticket.