Madison Police Blotter for December 27, 2012
Thursday, December 27, 2012 • 2:02pm
On December 20, 2012 at approximately 11:20 pm, Ptl. James Cavezza arrested 43 year old Douglas Dominiak of New York, NY. Cavezza stopped Dominiak for allegedly speeding on Madison Avenue. While speaking with Dominiak, Cavezza detected a strong odor of alcoholic beverage emanating from the vehicle. Dominiak was asked to perform field sobriety tests which determined that he was allegedly operating the vehicle while under the influence of alcoholic beverages. Dominiak was arrested for the violation and was transported to headquarters for processing. He was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence of an alcoholic substance, careless driving, and speeding. He was released on his own recognizance pending a court appearance.
On December 21, 2012 at approximately 4:30 pm, a female patron of the Madison Stop & Shop reported a theft of her purse. After making a purchase at the store, the patron loaded her vehicle with her packages. When she arrived home, she realized that her purse was not in her possession. The patron believes that her purse was left in the shopping cart and that someone took it. This investigation has been turned over to the Madison Police Detective Bureau. Anyone having information regarding the theft is urged to contact Detective Ken Shannon at 973-593-3004.
On December 23, 2012 at approximately 9:00pm, Sgt. John Miscia arrested 33 year old Danelle Porrovecchio of Hillsborough, NJ. Sgt. Miscia , along with other officers on patrol, responded to the area of Rosedale Avenue and Brittin Street on report of a hit and run accident. After searching the area, Ptl Carmine DeCaro located the vehicle which allegedly fled the scene. The vehicle was being operated by Porrovecchio. Sgt. Miscia detected an odor of alcoholic beverage emanating from her breath. Porrovecchio was asked to perform field sobriety tests which determined that she was allegedly operating the vehicle while under the influence of alcoholic beverages. Porrovecchio was arrested for the violation and was transported to headquarters for processing. She was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence of an alcoholic substance, careless driving, failure to stop or yield, leaving the scene of an accident, and failure to report an accident. She was released to a family member pending a court appearance.
The following are some of the calls for service that the Madison Police Department handled during the past week: 14 Motor Vehicle Crashes, 17 Medical Calls, 12 Alarm Calls, 2 Animal Complaints, 7 Assist Citizen Calls, 6 Motor Vehicle Lockouts, and 2 Calls to assist another Police Agency.
All defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.