Police & Fire

Paterson Man Found Dead on Route 20 Wednesday Morning

e6edef33b475eb62f767_cbk.jpg
The area of McLean Blvd. where a body was found Wednesday morning. Credits: Google Maps
e6edef33b475eb62f767_cbk.jpg

PATERSON, NJ - The body of a 37-year-old city man was found by the side of Route 20 on Wednesday morning.

According to Capt. Heriberto Rodriguez, Paterson police were notified at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday of a body on McLean Blvd./Route 20 North just before Third Avenue. When police arrived on the scene, they found Corey M. Armstead, a resident of Butler Street, with an undisclosed gunshot wound.

Armstead was unresponsive at the scene and, after emergency personnel were summoned, he was pronounced dead.

Sign Up for E-News

The investigation was continuing throughout the night Wednesday. Anyone with information on the circumstances surrounding Armstead's death are urged to contact the Detective Division of the Paterson Police Department at (973) 321-1120.

 

TAP Into Another Town's News:

Sign Up for E-News

Paterson

TAPinto Paterson Reader Shares Concerns About Absentee Ballots

April 21, 2018

Dear editor:

I am writing this letter to express a grave concern I have regarding the influx of absentee ballots. To my understanding, absentee ballots were designed to be used by those who are unable to make it to the polls on Election Day. Such as people in the armed services or those who are away on vacation. 

This year’s municipal election will be one for the history books.

Assembly's Longest Serving Member Dead at 79

April 19, 2018

PATERSON, NJ- Paterson's Assembly members, Shavonda Sumter and Benjie Wimberly, are mourning the loss of their colleague, Assemblyman Jerry Green (D-Plainfield) who died on Thursday.

Green, 79, was the longest serving member of the Assembly, and considered to be a champion of affordable housing. Green stepped down as Chairman of the Union County Democratic Organization on January 24 to ...

Paterson Mayor Candidate Andre Sayegh Names Vaughn L. McKoy, a Paterson Native, as Campaign Counsel

April 20, 2018

PATERSON, NJ- Andre Sayegh, the sixth ward councilman who is seeking to be Paterson’s next mayor in the city’s elections next month, has named Paterson native Vaughn L. McKoy, JD, MBA as his campaign counsel.

McKoy, a former state and federal prosecutor as well as a lawyer in private practice, will volunteer and serve as a key adviser to the campaign. Sayegh said he felt extremely ...