On November 16, 2010 at approximately 12:10 a.m., Detective Dominick Frino conducted an investigation on East Clay Avenue resulting in the arrest of Joseph Palitto, age 61, of Springfield, NJ for possession of CDS marijuana. Palitto was operating a 2005 Hyundai and found to be in possession of a plastic sandwich bag of approximately 1/8 ounce of suspected marijuana.
Mr. Palitto was placed under arrest and charged with 2C:35-10A(4) (possession of marijuana) and was issued motor vehicle summonses for 39:4-144 (stop sign); 39:3-76.2f (seatbelt) and 39:4-49.1 (CDS in a motor vehicle).
Palitto was released R.O.R. pending a municipal court hearing on November 30, 2010.