Sources from the NYPD say Drita got into a verbal dispute with another woman, and when things escalated … “D’Avanzo threw and landed several punches.” By the time authorities arrived on the scene, the spat had already cooled down. According to the NYPD, Drita was cited for misdemeanor assault.
It’s been a shakey final season of Mob Wives for Drita who has been seen struggling with her failing friendship with Carla Facciolo. She’s also been experiencing some off-camera beef with cast mate Karen Gravano.
Drita D’Avanzo is the wife of bank robber Lee D’Avanzo. Lee is related to alleged mafia gangsters and followed in the footsteps of his mob family members. He has served 2 prison sentences for robbery.
Drita is the child of two Albanian immigrants, and grew up in a “straight” family which has a lack of respect for criminal elements and people involved in the streets. Drita is known for being easily angered, and for being a fighter, however she has recently been struggling with trying to keep her temper in check and serve as a mediator.
The VH1 hit series is in it’s 6th and final season on the network.
No word yet on who the other woman may be or what lead up to the altercation in the first place, but we’ll be curious to hear the details behind the incident!