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    Passaic Man Arrested on Weapons, Possession Charges

    By Paterson Police Department | May 5, 2014

    On Sunday 5/4, at approximately 0245 A.M., Detectives with the city’s Ceasefire and Narcotics Units were assigned to a special ...

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    16-Year-Old Arrested on Firearms Charges

    By Paterson Police | April 14, 2014

    During the week of April 7, Detectives Dave Tanis and Francisco Brito of the Ceasefire Unit were conducting an investigation regarding a ...

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    Paterson Woman Shot During Altercation Monday Afternoon

    By The Alternative Press Staff | March 11, 2014

    PATERSON, NJ - A woman was shot in the arm during an apparent altercation inside an E. 27th Street residence with another woman on ...

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    Paterson Police Make Arrest in Saturday Morning Shooting

    By Paterson Police Department | March 10, 2014

    On Saturday, March 8 at approximately 3:30 a.m., Paterson Police patrol units, as well as Detectives with the Ceasefire Unit and ...

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    Two Shot in Front of Rosa Parks Chicken Restaurant

    By The Alternative Press Staff | December 21, 2013

    PATERSON, NJ - Two city men were in stable condition after being wounded outside a restaurant in a drive-by shooting early Saturday ...

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    Woman Has Purse Stolen in Broad Daylight Tuesday

    By | October 24, 2013

    PATERSON, NJ - Police are investigating a rush-hour purse snatching incident that happened Tuesday morning shortly after 8 a.m.

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    Attempted Cell Phone Theft Thwarted Tuesday Night

    By TheAlternativePress.com Staff | October 9, 2013

    PATERSON, NJ - A woman talking on her cell phone warded off a robber's attempt to steal the phone on Tuesday night. The incident ...

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    Woman Victim of Attempted Mugging Monday Morning

    By TheAlternativePress.com Staff | September 30, 2013

    PATERSON, NJ - A city woman warded off an attempt to snatch her purse early Monday morning. According to Paterson police, a ...

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    Man Robbed at Knifepoint Saturday Night

    By TheAlternativePress.com Staff | September 24, 2013

    PATERSON, NJ - Police are investigating the knifepoint robbery of a Hispanic male in his 20s Saturday evening at r around 7 p.m. The ...

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    Home Invasion on Ellison St. Sunday Night

    By TheAlternativePress.com Staff | September 23, 2013

    PATERSON, NJ - An Ellison Street resident had his home broken into while he was sitting in the living room Sunday evening. According ...

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    Woman Robbed at Gunpoint on Her Way Home Monday

    By TheAlternativePress.com Staff | September 17, 2013

    PATERSON, NJ - A woman walking home late Monday night was robbed at gunpoint in the 190 block of 8th Avenue. According to Paterson ...

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    Man Robbed at Gunpoint Tuesday Morning

    By TheAlternativePress.com Staff | September 4, 2013

    PATERSON, NJ - A man was robbed at gunpoint at the intersection of Memorial Drive and Broadway Tuesday morning shortly before 2 ...

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    Man Robbed at Gunpoint on Sunday Night

    By TheAlternativePress.com Staff | September 3, 2013

    PATERSON, NJ - A 33-year-old man was robbed at gunpoint at the intersection of Ryerson and Crosby avenues late Sunday night. According ...

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    9mm Gun Found in Yard After Shots Heard

    By TheAlternativePress.com Staff | August 27, 2013

    PATERSON, NJ - Police responding to a report of gunshots on East 25th Street shortly before midnight on Monday found a 9mm handgun that ...

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    Shots Heard on 8th Ave. Sunday Night

    By TheAlternativePress.com Staff | August 26, 2013

    PATERSON, NJ - At around 8 p.m. on Sunday, shots were fired from a dark sedan believed to be a Nissan driving in the 200 block of 8th ...

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    Gas Station Attendant Robbed

    By TheAlternativePress.com Staff | August 22, 2013

    PATERSON, NJ - A customer robbed a gas station attendant at 191 Lafayette St. shortly after 3 p.m. on Wednesday. According to police,

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    Restaurant Workers Robbed After Closing

    By TheAlternativePress.com Staff | August 19, 2013

    PATERSON, NJ - Two men were robbed Sunday night at 182 Market St. shortly after closing down the restaurant where they ...

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    Man Mugged at Gunpoint

    By TheAlternativePress.com Staff | August 9, 2013

    PATERSON, NJ - A Paterson man was mugged early Thursday morning at gunpoint. According to Paterson police, the 53-year-old victim was at ...

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    Man Mugged on Broadway Early Sunday

    By TheAlternativePress.com Staff | August 6, 2013

    PATERSON, NJ - A pedestrian in the 600 block of Broadway was jumped by two assailants in a strong-arm robbery early Sunday ...

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    Park Ave. Liquor Store Robbed

    By TheAlternativePress.com Staff | August 6, 2013

    PATERSON, NJ - A bodega/liquor store on Park Avenue was robbed Sunday afternoon by a suspect brandishing a kitchen knife. According ...

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    Man Carjacked on Trenton Ave. in Paterson

    By TheAlternativePress.com Staff | August 2, 2013

    PATERSON NJ - A man was carjacked in the 100 block of Trenton Avenue early Friday morning. The victim, a Hispanic male in his 30s,

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    Oak Street Man Stabbed Late Sunday Night

    By TheAlternativePress.com Staff | July 29, 2013

    PATERSON, NJ - An intoxicated man was stabbed twice late Sunday night near the intersection of Market and East 24th ...

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    Woman Has Chain Stolen

    By TheAlternativePress.com Staff | June 21, 2013

    PATERSON, NJ - A 52-year-old woman had a necklace snatched from around her neck Thursday afternoon at around  3 p.m. near the ...

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    Robbery Attempt Fails; Victim Dragged on Pavement

    By TheAlternativePress.com Staff | June 19, 2013

    PATERSON, NJ - A city resident was dragged by the neck by a suspect who tried, but failed, to steal the chain he was wearing around his ...

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    Man Mugged, Beaten on E. 21st St.

    By TheAlternativePress.com Staff | June 18, 2013

    PATERSON, NJ - A 70-year-old man was mugged early Monday morning in the 300 block of E. 21st Street, according to Paterson ...

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