PATERSON, NJ - An early morning raid of an residence on Camden Street led to the arrest of a Paterson man and the confiscation of a large amount of illegal narcotics.

According to Paterson Police Director Jerry Speziale the arrest of Nicco Lago, 28, at approximately 6:30 a.m. on Thursday stemmed from an investigation launched in October following numerous citizen complaints into alleged drug sales at 47-57 Camden Street, Apt. 203.

The raid, conducted by the Narcotics Division with assistance from the Emergency Response Team, also led to the confiscation of 52 bags of cocaine, more than eight pounds of marijuana, 72 THC oil tubes, eight alprazolam pills, and various drug paraphernalia.