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Madison Police Make Several Drug Arrests on and off Campus

Madison Police Department

Wednesday, March 12, 2014 • 9:56am

On February 18, 2014 at approximately 10:30 pm, Ptl Christopher Williams and Sgt Sean Plumstead arrested 30 year old Gregory Budd of Chatham. Budd’s vehicle had been stopped for an alleged moving violation which was observed by the officers. During the investigation, Plumstead observed contraband in plain view. A further investigation determined that Budd was allegedly in possession of suspected heroin and various items of drug paraphernalia. Budd was charged with possession of heroin, possession of a hypodermic syringe, and possession of drug paraphernalia. In addition, Budd received motor vehicle summonses for failure to stop at a stop sign, a no turn on red violation, and possession of CDS in a motor vehicle. He was processed and released on his own recognizance pending a court appearance.

 

On February 19, 2014 at approximately 3:20 am, Ptl Anthony Maccario arrested 31 year old Damian Infantino of Whippany, NJ. Madison Patrol Officers responded to the area of Park Avenue near Condurso Way on report that a cab driver was allegedly being assaulted. Upon arrival to the scene, Maccario encountered Infantino who was allegedly refusing to pay for the cab fare. During the investigation, Infantino allegedly refused to cooperate and was arrested for the violation. During processing, it was determined that Infantino was allegedly in possession of a bag containing suspected cocaine. He was charged with theft of services and possession of cocaine. He was released into the custody of a family member pending a court appearance.

 

On February 19, 2014 at approximately 8:00 pm, Ptl. Sean McCarthy arrested 20 year old Jeffrey Dileo of Flemington, NJ. McCarthy responded to the campus of Drew University along with Sgt. Sean Plumstead on report of a student in custody for an alleged drug related incident. Dileo was allegedly found to be in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Dileo was charged with possession of under 50 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was released on his own recognizance pending a court appearance.

 

On February 22, 2014 at approximately 12:30 am, Sgt Craig Perrelli arrested 19 year old Kayla Estrada of Roseland, NJ. Perrelli stopped Estrada’s vehicle for an alleged moving violation. During the investigation, Perrelli observed drug paraphernalia in plain view. Estrada was arrested for the violation and was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. She was also issued motor vehicle summonses for speeding, failure to stop, and failure to signal a turn. She was released on her own recognizance pending a court appearance.

 

On February 22, 2014 at approximately 6:00 pm, Ptl. Luis Goncalves arrested 21 year old Daniel Abram of Belmont, MA. Goncalves responded to the campus of Drew University along with Ptl Carmine DeCaro and Ptl Bart Glab on report of a student in custody for an alleged drug related incident. Abram was allegedly found to be in possession of marijuana, a digital scale, syringes, and other related drug paraphernalia. Abram was charged with possession of under 50 grams of marijuana, possession of hypodermic syringes and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was released on his own recognizance pending a court appearance.

 

On February 23, 2014 at approximately 1:00 am, Ptl. Stephanie Corrao arrested 19 year old Camila Grande of Glenville, NY and 19 year old Madeline McDonough of Baltimore, MD . Corrao responded to the campus of Drew University along with Ptl Luis Goncalves on report of a student in custody for an alleged drug related incident. Grande was allegedly found to be in possession of marijuana, several scheduled pills, and several prescription legend drugs. McDonough was found to be in possession of several scheduled pills. Grande was charged with possession of under 50 grams of marijuana, possession of a Schedule II drug, and possession of Prescription Legend Drugs. She was processed and release on her own recognizance pending a court appearance. McDonough was charged with possession a Schedule II drug. She was processed and released on her own recognizance pending a court appearance.

 

On February 25, 2014 at approximately 10:00 pm, Ptl Nicholas Lunetta and Sgt. Sean Plumstead arrested 19 year old Jessie Oringer of Chester, NJ. Lunetta and Plumstead observed Oringer allegedly exit a Main Street liquor store in possession of alcoholic beverages. Oringer appeared to be under the legal age to purchase alcohol which led the officers to check his identity. The investigation determined that Oringer allegedly used a fraudulent driver’s license to purchase the alcohol. Following the investigation, Oringer was charged with underage possession of alcohol and underage purchase of alcoholic beverages. He was released on his own recognizance pending a court appearance.

 

On March 1, 2014 at approximately 10:00pm, Sgt. Craig Perrelli arrested 43 year old Paul Eckles of Madison, NJ. Eckles responded to police headquarters after being notified of an active warrant for his arrest from Summit Municipal Court in the amount of $200. He posted bail and was released on his own recognizance pending a court appearance.

 

On March 4, 2014 at approximately 10:00 pm, Sgt John Miscia arrested 23 year old Andres Castellano of Florham Park, NJ. Miscia stopped Castellano’s vehicle for an alleged moving violation. During the investigation, it was determined that Castellano's driver’s license and vehicle registration were both suspended. The investigation also revealed an active warrant for Castellano’s arrest from the Florham Park Municipal Court in the amount of $500. Castellano posted bail and was issued motor vehicle summonses for failure to stop, suspended driver’s license, suspended registration, and uninsured vehicle. He was released on his own recognizance pending a court appearance.

 

The following are some of the calls for service that the Madison Police Department handled during the past two weeks: 27 Motor Vehicle Crashes, 28 Medical Calls, 28 Alarm Calls, 15 Animal Complaints, 24 Assist Citizen Calls, 9 Motor Vehicle Lockouts, and 9 Calls to assist another Police Agency.

 

All defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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