Police Arrest Woman for Possession of Marijuana
Tuesday, May 8, 2012 • 7:14am
On 5/4/2012 at approximately 11:40 p.m. Patrolman James Cavezza arrested 25 year old Harriett Sumo of Newark N.J. He charged her with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Ptl. Cavezza initially stopped Sumo on Madison Avenue for a speeding violation. After a field interview he determined that she was in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. She was taken to headquarters for processing. After processing she was released pending a mandatory court appearance. Sumo was also issued a motor vehicle summons for speeding and hindering apprehension by showing false identification.
On 5/5/2011 at approximately 10:08 p.m. Patrolman Matthew Mirabella arrested 18 year old Sean Bissey of Coopersburg PA. He charged him with under age possession of alcohol. Ptl. Mirabella stopped the vehicle Bissey was a passenger in on Madison Avenue for an equipment violation. He determined that he was in possession of alcohol beverages. He was taken to headquarters for processing. During processing it was discovered that Bissey was in possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and a fraudulent driver’s license. He was charged with additional violations. After processing he was released pending a mandatory court appearance. Detective Plumstead assisted with the arrest.
On 5/6/2012 at approximately 12:55 a.m. Patrolman Paul Papamarkos arrest 34 year old Maria Bennani of Chatham N.J. He charged her with driving under the influence. Ptl. Papamarkos responded to a motor vehicle accident at Madison Avenue and Danforth Road. After a field investigation Ptl. Papamarkos determined that Bennani struck the vehicle in front of her and was operating her vehicle under the influence of alcohol. She was taken to headquarters for processing. After processing she was released to a friend pending a mandatory court appearance. No one was injured in the accident.
The Madison Police Department, Fire Department, and Volunteer Ambulance Corps responded to approximately 9 medical emergencies.
Madison Police Department investigated 7 motor vehicle crashes during the week.
All defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.