“Mob Wives” star Drita D’Avanzo and her allegedly mob-connected husband have been cleared on state drug and weapons charges Friday, following a raid at her Staten Island residence final 12 months, The Put up has discovered.
However so-called goodfella Lee D’Avanzo nonetheless has the feds to cope with.
Staten Island prosecutors dropped the 17 felony and misdemeanor counts — together with prison possession of a managed substance, prison possession of a weapon, and appearing in a fashion injurious to a toddler beneath 17 — on Friday morning, in line with attorneys and the district lawyer’s workplace.
The couple was charged on Dec. 20 after cops raided their Nice Plains residence and turned up two loaded Smith & Wesson firearms, ache killers and a big stash of marijuana — which may have been accessed by their 12-year-old daughter — in line with the prison criticism.
Nonetheless, Lee D’Avanzo nonetheless faces a federal gun cost for possessing a gun whereas being a convicted felon, court docket information present.
D’Avanzo, who served time for financial institution theft, was arraigned within the Japanese District of New York on the indictment Monday, the place he pleaded not responsible, in line with court docket information and his lawyer.
A spokesman for the Staten Island District Legal professional mentioned in an announcement the Japanese District “outdated our case” and dismissed the charges against D’Avanzo’s spouse “within the curiosity of justice” as a result of she was not the goal of the search warrant.
His lawyer, James Froccaro, reiterated D’Avanzo’s innocence Friday, including that he was “very comfortable” for the case to be tossed against his shopper’s spouse, Drita D’Avanzo.
Drita D’Avanzo’s lawyer declined to remark past confirming the charges have been dropped.
Drita starred within the VH1 reality-TV present “Mob Wives” that was canceled in 2016 after six seasons.
Her husband is accused of “main the Bonanno and Colombo crime household farm group,” in line with her biography web page.