Police & Fire

Paterson Police Shut Down 'Heroin Mill', Recover 600 Glassines of Heroin

f7148eec06778b09677b_paterson_police.jpg
f7148eec06778b09677b_paterson_police.jpg

PATERSON, N.J. - Based on information provided to police about a drug mill at 183 Mill Street, two detectives witnessed a drug transaction which led to seven arrests, and the recovery of over 600 glassines of heroin.

When police witnessed the transaction and approached, a suspect ran into 183 Mill Street and closed the door behind him. Detective Singh was able to secure the suspect and found a brick of heroin (about 50 glassines) inside of his jacket.

Other detective pursued the other suspect as he began to yell "police" in an attempt to alert the rest of the house. After chasing the suspect to the second floor police were able to force their way through a locked door where they discovered another five individuals along with the suspect they had been pursuing.

Sign Up for E-News

The second floor door opened right into the kitchen where they witnessed several metal grinders with heroin residue, a silver handgun, rubber bands, and other packaging materials. According to the press release on the bust police said their training and experience lead them to believe this was a "heroin mill".

Police announced the following arrests.

·         Kwazier Murray: 18yrs old.
·         Stephen Taylor:  18 Yrs old
·         Corey Dickson: 23 Yrs old
·         Miguel Chica: 34 yrs old
·         Andre Morales: 29 Yrs old
·         Johnny Suarez: 29yrs old
·         Alexander Aguirre: 19 yrs old

Police director Jerry Speziale said in a statement "This is a substantial arrest and takedown of a heroin distribution mail in our city. We will continue to go after the demand and supply and identify those responsible for processing heroin in our city. "

 

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News

Paterson

Upcoming Events

Fri, February 23

Memorial Hall, Paterson

Cost Free Courses

Education

Sat, March 3, 12:00 PM

The Bethwood, Totowa

Have-A-Heart Tricky Tray

Food & Drink Giving Back

City Council Candidate to Voters: Let Your Voice Be Heard

February 20, 2018

Dear Editor:

It is very important for the citizens of Paterson to participate in local city-wide elections because elected officials can help determine the economic, educational and social well-being of entire communities. For example, two very important tasks of city council members include making laws and allocating money.

Elected officials are the gatekeepers for millions of dollars in ...

Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders Introduces 2018 Budget

February 15, 2018

(Paterson, New Jersey) – On February 13, 2018, the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders introduced the 2018 budget with conservative revenue projections, improved reserve levels, and significant investment in infrastructure improvements. The 2018 budget reflects fiscally sound financial policies, strong budgetary flexibility, proactive increases to manage volatile expense line items, ...

How to Talk with Kids About the Florida Shooting

February 15, 2018

The tragedy of the Florida school shooting is devastating, leaving 17 killed and 15 injured. Our children can easily identify with what occurred yesterday. It will be the topic of conversation today in schools everywhere. School administrators are doing all they can to provide support and guidance. The shootings affect children, teachers, and school personnel. The school shooting ...