An alleged shoplifting and trio of drug-related arrests at a borough college campus are among the incidents on the ’s crime blotter for the week of Feb. 19.
On Feb. 26 at 1:26 p.m., Ptl. James Cavezza arrested 32-year-old David Irving of Madison and charged him with shoplifting from the supermarket. Cavezza had earlier arrested Irving for a failure to appear warrant issued by Madison Municipal Court and during the process of the arrest, determined that Irving was allegedly in possession of stolen items from the store. After processing Irving was released pending a mandatory court appearance.
On Feb. 22 at 8:14 p.m., Ptl. Matthew Mirabella arrested Joshua Spear, 41, of Springfield and charged him with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Mirabella had been contacted by Public Safety Officer Lt. Fabio LaManna, who had stopped Spear on campus at the school’s Lancaster Gate. Mirabella was informed by LaManna that Spear was in allegedly in possession of narcotics. He was taken to headquarters for processing and released pending a mandatory court appearance.
On Feb, 24 at 8:16 p.m., Ptl. Craig Perrelli arrested 20-year-old Martin Clark of Norwood, N.J. and 19-year-old David Lamela of West New York. He charged them with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Perrelli was contacted by Drew University Public Safety Officer Timothy Goldate, who had stopped Clark and Lamela on campus and determined that they were allegedly in possession of narcotics. They were taken to headquarters for processing released pending a mandatory court appearance.
The Madison Police Department, , and responded to 18 medical emergencies during the week; the police investigated six motor vehicle crashes during the week.