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Broward County prosecutor suspended after drug arrest

Molena Mompoint arrested Monday night in Wilton Manors

Assistant state attorney Molena Mompoint was arrested in Wilton Manors on a charge of methamphetamine possession and given two traffic citations.
Assistant state attorney Molena Mompoint was arrested in Wilton Manors on a charge of methamphetamine possession and given two traffic citations.

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – An assistant state attorney in Broward County has been suspended without pay after her arrest on a drug charge.

Molena Mompoint was arrested Monday night in Wilton Manors on a charge of methamphetamine possession and given two traffic citations.

A spokesman for the Broward County state attorney's office said Wednesday that the governor's office has assigned the case to another judicial circuit to avoid a conflict.

Mompoint joined the office in January 2013. She was most recently assigned to misdemeanor county court.