New Castle County Police arrested three male subjects for various alleged drug offenses after police said they stopped their car and found they were in possession of Percocet pills, Vicodin pills, marijuana and drug paraphernalia.


 

New Castle County Police arrested three male subjects for various alleged drug offenses after police said they stopped their car and found they were in possession of Percocet pills, Vicodin pills, marijuana and drug paraphernalia. A police canine “Monty” searched the car and located the marijuana that had been concealed underneath of the rear passenger seat.  

On Oct. 26 at 12:15 a.m., Officer Thomas Purse was patrolling the area of Fairway Road in Newark when he observed a vehicle in operation that did not have a license plate light. Officer Purse said he stopped the car for the violation and contacted the driver, Michael Montisano, 20, of the 900 block of Dexter Corner Road in Townsend. Montisano was arrested after a computer inquiry revealed he was wanted by the Court of Common Pleas for a capias.

At the time of his arrest, police said, he was found to be in possession of four Percocet pills. He was charged with possession of a narcotic and failure to have a license plate light on his car.

The front seat passenger, Jason Griffitts, 29, of the 1900 block of Blackiston Road in Clayton, was also arrested after a computer inquiry revealed he was wanted by the Delaware State Police Department for terroristic threatening. At the time of his arrest, police said Griffitts was found to be in possession of 84 Vicodin pills. He was charged with possession of narcotics.

The rear seat passenger, Charles Duff, 19, of the unit block of Old Dutch Road in Townsend was also arrested after police said he was found to be in possession of 32 grams of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. He was charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

All three men were arraigned and released on unsecured bail.