Police find meth, two-blade weapon in stolen-car arrests
GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — A Mays Landing woman and a Camden County man were arrested Thursday night after they were stopped in a stolen car with drugs and a martial arts weapon, police said.
At 10:33 p.m., Officer Brent Grunow stopped a car on Pomona Road near Tilton Road after determining the vehicle’s license plate was fake, police said in a news release. An investigation revealed the car was reported stolen in South Carolina.
K-9 Officer Brent Lopez and his partner, Colt, also found methamphetamine in the car, as well as what police described as a large, double-bladed martial arts weapon.
Police arrested the driver, Renee Roumbas, 51, of Mays Landing, and passenger Joseph Lostritto, 54, of Clementon.
Roumbas was charged with receiving stolen property, possession of a controlled dangerous substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and unlawful possession of a weapon.
Lostritto was charged with possession of CDS, possession of drug paraphernalia and hindering apprehension.
Lostritto was released on a summons, and Roumbas was remanded to the Atlantic County jail on unrelated charges.