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Drugs Investigation Takes Aim at 'Heart of the Problem'. Leads to Charges Against 34.

June 8, 2018

TRENTON – A total of 34 individuals that allegedly made Paterson the center of their narcotics activity have been charged for a series of drugs related crimes, according to a statement by New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal released on Thursday.

The investigation, which led to 49 arrests in November, targeted a drug trafficking organization known as the “Korner Boyz” ...

Seminar to Provide Information on Expungement

PATERSON, NJ- While there is no shortage of results when doing an online search on how to expunge a criminal record in New Jersey, the information provided, whether because it’s marketing material for an attorney seeking business, or a 34-page document by the State of New Jersey, may yield more questions than it does answers.

Acknowledging that “for too many in our community a ...

Paterson Man Accused of Setting Off Amber Alert Arrested

PATERSON, NJ- A Paterson father accused of abducting his infant child on Wednesday has been arrested and is due to appear in court on Thursday.

According to Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Troy Oswald, George C. Berry, 30, is charged with Burglary, Second Degree, Endangering the Welfare of a Child, Second Degree, and Aggravated Assault, Third ...

Paterson Police Officer to Victim of Attempted Suicide: I Ain't F****** Playing With You

NEWARK, NJ- A Paterson police officer is due in federal court Wednesday afternoon following his arrest for allegedly participating in the assault of a patient at St. Joseph’s Medical Center.

According to a statement by U.S. Attorney Craig Carpentino, Roger Then, 29, also recorded the assault on his cell phone and failed to include information related to the incident in his ...

Tishell Jackson Ready to Speak Out Because 'As Long As I Was Quiet He Was Winning'

PATERSON, NJ- Looking back at seven years of an on again off again relationship with her ex partner, Tishell Jackson shared, the long term abuse is evident. But even with the assaults, both verbal and physical, the Paterson resident never thought the violence would escalate to the level it did on January 3, 2018.

The flowers that showed up in her office, at a job she only had for 29 days but ...

Sex Toys, Gay Jokes, Nepotism, Frat-Boy Pranks; Mountainside P.D. Out of Control says Lawsuit

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – In a 46-page complaint packed with allegations of harassment involving sex toys, official misconduct, nepotism, hazing, double-dipping and other egregious behavior, five Mountainside police officers and a female employee are suing the borough in state Superior Court.
The complaint, filed by officers Jeffrey Stinner, Christopher Feighner, Richard Latargia, Thomas ...

Two Men Convicted of 2017 Maplewood Triple Murder

NEWARK, NJ - After deliberating for a week, an Essex County jury found Lavelle T. Davis, 37, of Galloway, and Jimmy P. Mays, 34, formerly of Egg Harbor Township, guilty of the January, 2017, murders of Michael Davis, 45, of Maplewood, Roshana Kelson, 30, of Paterson, and Lance Fraser, 44, of Newark, according to a press release from Essex County Prosecutor Robet D. Laurino.

The three ...

Seventh police precinct to open this summer in the North Ward

NEWARK, NJ–A seventh seventh police precinct located at the Newark Schools Stadium is expected to open this summer.

Initially slated to be a mini-police station, the project grew in scope and eventually resulted in adding the seventh fully functioning police precinct.

“When School Stadium was designed, we included a community center that we hoped we could use as ...

Passaic County CASA Recognizes Volunteer Child Advocates at Annual Event

WAYNE, NJ- More than 50 staff members, volunteers, and board members from Passaic County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) celebrated the impact of CASA volunteers at the organization's Volunteer Appreciation Brunch on April 28, 2018, at Laurelwood Arboretum in Wayne. This annual event recognizes Passaic County CASA volunteer advocates and the difference they make in the lives of ...

Shanaya Coley’s Car Found. Unidentified Body Located in Vehicle

PATERSON, NJ- A vehicle identified to be that of missing Paterson woman Shanaya Coley was found unattended in the parking lot of a garden apartment complex located at 234 Marion Street in Paterson. Law enforcement has confirmed that a body was found in the back seat of the vehicle.

Coley, 24, went missing on December 5, 2017.

According to a statement by Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M.

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