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Update On Sonya Deville Following Arrest For Firearm Possession

March 3, 2023 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
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A new report has an update on Sonya Deville following news of her arrest for alleged firearm possession breaking. As reported yesterday, Deville was arrested last month in Atlantic City for possession of a firearm without a proper New Jersey permit after a gun was found in her car by a valet. PWInsider reports that Deville has not been removed from the road, that she is still scheduled to make all of her appearances, and there is no heat on her in the company about the situation.

As has been noted, Deville has had the gun since the incident in August of 2020 when a stalker tried to break into her home and abduct her. The gun is registered in Florida but did not carry over to New Jersey. PWInsider notes that the gun was locked in the glove compartment of the car and was not being carried around, and that WWE was aware that she had it and had the permit to carry it.

Deville is set for a court appearance later this month and is still scheduled to face Charlotte Flair at the March 12th Madison Square Garden live event.

The Atlantic City Police Department issued a statement on the situation, which read

Woman Arrested for Possession of a Handgun
For Immediate Release: March 1, 2023

On February 19, 2023, patrol units were called to the Borgata Hotel, Casino and Spa for a report of a valet employee discovering a handgun in a vehicle that had been valet parked. Responding officers arrived to find the owner of the vehicle, Daria Berenato, on scene and cooperating with security. Berenato admitted to being the owner of the handgun and provided responding officers a permit to carry from out of state that is not valid in New Jersey. Berenato was taken into custody without incident and released on a summons pending a future court date.

ARRESTED: Daria Berenato, 29, of [Removed by PWInsider for obvious reasons], FL.

CHARGES: Unlawful possession of a weapon.

Berenato was issued a summons pending a future court date. The public is reminded that charges are mere allegations, and the accused is considered innocent until proven guilty.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact the Atlantic City Police Department Criminal Investigations Section at 609-347-5766. Information can also be sent via text to tip411 (847411). Begin the text with ACPD. All texts are anonymous.

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