PATERSON, NJ - Efforts to shut down drug sales around the Paterson Free Public Library continued Thursday with a narcotics investigation by the Paterson Police Department that lef to the arrests of six individuals.

Public Safety Director Jerry Speziale announced that in addition to the arrests 24 criminal complaints were filed, 651 glassines of heroin and 10 baggies of crack cocaine were recovered, and $2,185 in U.S. currency was seized as suspected proceeds from the sale of narcotics.

Arrested and charged with various crimes were:

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  •  Shequan Roberts, 21, Paterson
  • D’Andre Ruff, 18, Paterson
  • Elijah Rich, 21, Paterson
  • Fred Thomas, 60, Paterson
  • Louis Martire, 36, Forest City, PA
  • Juila Walsh, 49, Little Ferry

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