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Update: 4th Ward Murder Victim Identified as 23-year-old City Resident

July 1, 2012 at 1:12 PM

PATERSON, NJ - In Paterson's 10th murder of the year, a 23-year-old was shot and killed in the 4th Ward early Sunday morning, police said.
 
Police responding to reports of a shooting found the victim on the ground outside 430 10th Avenue, near the corner with E. 26th Street, at about 4:25 am, police said. The victim, a resident of E. 28th Street whose name authorities have not  released, had gunshot wounds to the neck and right hip and was pronounced dead at St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center, police said.
 
A second man, a 27-year-old resident of Mill Street, was wounded in the foot and treated and released from the hospital, police said.
The investigation is continuing at this time and the motive for the incident is not clear, police said.
 
Authorities are asking anyone with information to contact the police department's Major Crimes Unit at 973-321-1120 or the confidential Tips line at 973-523-TIPS.

 

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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) ...