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Murder Update: Victim Identified in 3rd Ward Killing

June 2, 2012 at 3:32 PM

PATERSON, NJ - Authorities identified 22-year-old Jerry Clyburn of 315 Hamilton Street as the the victim in a fatal shooting that happened at about 10:30 Saturday morning outside Riverside Towers on Plesinger Place, police said.

Karlton Kibler, 18, of 22 Alois Place was wounded in the shooting and is in stable condition at St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center, police said. Clyburn was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Clyburn and Kibbler were among a crowd of people hanging outside at the towers, a a Paterson Housing Authousing complex in the 3rd Ward, when the shooting started.

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Authorities are still piecing together details of the shooting, which happened at the housing complex off 5th Avenue. City police did not release any other information about the shooting.

 

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Mayor Jose “Joey” Torres is demanded by Paterson council to explain police comp time payouts

January 19, 2017

PATERSON, N.J.- Mayor Jose “Joey” Torres is demanded by Paterson council to explain police comp time payouts.

Eight police officers were paid  $131,470 for compensatory time by the city. The checks issued on January 1st, 2017 ranged from $7,619 to $23,421, according to documents provided to council members.

Tuesday night, City council members requested an explanation from ...

Hanged Black Puppet at ALJ in Clark Greets Visiting Plainfield Team, Social Media Reports Claim

January 9, 2017

CLARK, NJ – The picture shows a black puppet, hanging by a string looped around its neck and hand, a basketball attached to one end.  This puppet is reportedly what greeted players from the Plainfield High School girls basketball team when they arrived at the Arthur L. Johnson High School for a Saturday morning game, according to posts on Plainfield community Facebook ...

DEFENDANT PLEADS GUILTY TO MULTIPLE COUNTS OF ARMED ROBBERY, WEAPON POSSESSION, JURY TAMPERING AND TERRORISTIC THREATS

January 19, 2017

PATERSON, NEW JERSEY-Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes announces the entry of a guilty plea in the matter of State of New Jersey v. Jermaine Eason.

On January 18, 2017, Jermaine Eason pleaded guilty to seven (7) counts of Robbery, a 1st degree crime, one (1) count of Unlawful Possession of a Handgun, a 2nd degree crime, one (1) count of Jury Tampering, a 3rd degree crime, and one (1) ...