Police & Fire

18000 bags of Heroin Major Narcotics Raid

Heroin Credits: Stock photo

Paterson, NJ - On 5/22/17, Paterson Narcotics Detectives were conducting a drug investigation into ongoing drug sales on the lower part of 12th Avenue.  This was based on numerous community complaints and tips involving the area. 

At approximately 12:50PM, the investigation led to the arrest of the below listed individual and the recovery of a significant amount of Heroin and crack cocaine. (listed below) The individual was arrested and transported to Paterson Police headquarters and charged as follows.  The drugs recovered have an estimated street value of approximately 100,000 dollars.


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19 Godwin Avenue 1st Floor       


Oscar Saez

19 Godwin Ave. 1st Fl.

Paterson, NJ 07501

DOB: 11/15/1958                                         


  • (1228) capsules of crack cocaine
  • (18,012 glassines of heroin)


  • Possession of (18012) glassines of heroin
  • Intent to distribute same                                  
  • Intent to distribute same within 1000ft. of PS#6                              
  • Intent to distribute same within 500ft. of Freedom Village
  • Possession of (1228) capsules of crack cocaine
  • Intent to distribute same
  • Intent to distribute same within 1000ft. of PS#6
  • Intent to distribute same within 500ft. of Freedom Village


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