Jul 28, 2014

Arrest on Marijuana, Stun Gun Charges

The following information was obtained directly from Middletown Township Police Department records. It does not indicate a conviction.

Arrest on Marijuana, Stun Gun Charges

Following an investigation, obtained a search warrant and ended up arresting a township man on marijuana and weapons possession charges.

Michael Cignarella, 20, of Woodbridge Avenue, Middletown, was arrested on May 2, after police searched Cignarella’s home and allegedly found marijuana, drug paraphernalia, a stun gun and $445 in cash “for possible forfeiture.” 

The search and arrest came after officers in the Middletown Detective Bureau and its wrapped up an investigation “that lasted three weeks,” Detective Lt. Steve Dollinger said. 

The charges leveled against Cignarella were: possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, unlawful possession of a weapon (stun gun) and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose. 

Cignarella was held on $2,500 bail with a 10 percent option, set by Judge James Berube.

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