Law & Justice

Both Defendants Detained in Double Homicide in Paterson


PATERSON, NJ - Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes announces that New Jersey Superior Court Passaic County Assignment Judge Ernest M. Caposela granted the state’s motions for the pre-trial detentions of Gerry Thomas, 28, and Clarence Williams, 26, both of Paterson, who were arrested and charged for the March 17, 2017 homicides of Aaron Anderson, 27, and Antonio Vega, Jr., 25, also both of Paterson.

The above matter will next be presented to a Passaic County Grand Jury for their consideration of the charges against both defendants.

The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office asks anyone with additional information about this incident to contact us on our tips line at 1-877-370- PCPO or

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Anyone with additional information may also contact the Paterson Police Detective Bureau 973-321-1120.

For media inquiries concerning this case, contact Chief Assistant Prosecutor Paul DeGroot of the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit at or at 973-837-7671.

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