Man & Woman Arrested In Church Parking Lot For Fighting

On Tuesday, July 23rd, Patrolman James Komany responded to the parking lot of the Church Of The Assumption for a report of a dispute. Upon arrival at the scene, officer Kompany observed a male and female fighting on the ground. The two continued fighting, even ignoring verbal commands to stop.

Patrolman Kompany and Sergeant Peter Picarelli separated the two and arrested them for Disorderly Conduct. Charged were Lanita Lewis, age 20 of Newark, and Derrick Muldrow, age 40 of Roselle. Investigation revealed that both were traveling in Muldrow’s vehicle when they started arguing which led to the fight in the parking lot. Neither required medical attention at the scene. They were processed at RPPD then released.