Two Students Taken Into Custody After Posting 'Sandy Hook-Like' Attack Plans Online

March 29, 2017

PATERSON, N.J. - Paterson police announced Wednesday that two Eastside High School students were taken into custody Tuesday amid an investigation into violent threats made online against their former Elementary School.

The threats were investigated after a concerned party brought the information to teachers and eventually the principal of the New Roberto Clemente School, Hector Montes. Montes ...

Pictures Surface of Fetty Wap's Chain Confirming Robbery Claims in Sunday Paterson Shooting

PATERSON, N.J. - Pictures have surfaced Sunday and Monday on social media, of people posing for pictures wearing Fetty Wap's signature "1738" chain confirming reports that the rapper was robbed as part of an altercation which left one member of the rapper's entourage with assault charges.

Monday morning police announced charges against Raheem Morris for ...

Victims Found in 'Housewives' Star's Burning Audi Identified

PATERSON, N.J. - The Passaic County Prosecutors office along with the Paterson Police Department announced Monday that the two deceased victims found in a burning Audi have been positively identified as Aaron Anderson, age 27, and Antonio Vega Jr., age 25, both of Paterson, New Jersey.
At 2:00 a.m. March 17 police and fire officials arrived to the scene of a burning Audi near the 500 block of ...

Sheriff's Officer Charged with Providing Cellphone to Inmate in Passaic County Prison

TOTOWA/PATERSON N.J. - Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Passaic County Sheriff Richard H. Berdnik announce the arrest of Wade Hyman, age 49, of Newport News, Virginia.

Wade Hyman was arrested without incident on March 17, 2017, at approximately 10:00 a.m., in Totowa, by members the Passaic County Prosecutor's Office. Mr. Hyman was charged on the same date by the ...

Paterson Police Net 24 Counts of Drug Charges Near Schools in Weekly 'Narco Sweep'

PATERSON, N.J. - Paterson Police arrested 24 people and took hundreds of pills, packets of heroin, and bags of marijuana off the street last week.

Police director Jerry Speziale said in a statement of his officers "These men and women continue to fight against illegal drugs in our goal to make a drug-free Paterson".

Here is the report they released to the media for Narcotics ...


Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes announces that Steven Brown, 41, of Paterson, has pleaded guilty to three (3) counts of Sexual Assault (Second Degree) in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:14-2(c)(4), one count of Sexual Assault (Second Degree) in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:14-2(c)(1), one count of Endangering the Welfare of a Child (Second Degree) in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:24-4(b)(3), and one ...

Teacher Who Performed Sex Act on Minor at Paterson Great Falls Has License Revoked

PATERSON, N.J. - Linda Hardan, a former Manchester High School substitute teacher, had her teaching license revoked by the state after pleading guilty in January to aggravated sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child.

Hardan reportedly send over 40 explicit images to a 14 year old boy and performed a sexual act on him at the Paterson Great Falls. Another 16 year ...

Traffic Stop Reveals Stolen Car and Firearms; Two Arrested

PATERSON, N.J. - Two men were arrested Monday night on Madison Avenue after a traffic stop for running a stop sign found the trucks license plates were not on record and a semi-automatic pistol in the truck.

Paterson dectectives assigned to the Anti-Crime Unit were in the area of Market and Pennington Street when they observed a black Acura MDX run a stop sign. The detectives began to follow ...

Former Eastside Teacher Accused of Sex with Student Loses Teaching License

PATERSON, N.J. - Abelardo C. Romero, a Montclair resident, has had his teaching license revoked after a Department of Education State Board of Examiners decision reached last month.

Romero was a teacher at the School of Information Technology at Eastside High School before he pleaded guilty to child abuse charged in 2015. He was accused of having sexual relations with a ...

Paterson Man Charged in Shooting of Two Teens on Notorious Auburn Street Block

Paterson, NJ – On March 1, 2017 at on or about 4:00 pm members of the Paterson Police Detective Bureau arrested and charged Jarvis Porter (23) with the February 4, 2017 Murder of Kasir Davis (16) and the Attempted Murder of a second juvenile victim (name not disclosed) at 87 Auburn Street. 

Jarvis Porter (23) of 34 Jefferson Street, Paterson, NJ was charged with the ...

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