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Congressman Pascrell Leads Efforts to Restore Law Enforcement Funding

February 13, 2018

PATERSON, NJ- When the federal government failed to disburse funds to local law enforcement agencies that had been awarded Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grants (Byrne JAG) and Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Hiring Program Grants in 2017, Congressman Bill Pascrell (D-NJ 09) led his colleagues in signing a letter to President Trump outlining the importance of the ...

Arrest Made in 2017 Shooting Incident

PATERSON, NJ- A 48-year old Paterson man faces up to 20 years in New Jersey State Prison following his arrest in relation to a shooting that took place on April 13, 2017.

According to a statement by Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Acting Paterson Police Chief Troy Oswald, Keith Hill was arrested on February 8, 2018 and charged with multiple offenses including Attempted ...

BREAKING: Charges Against Senator Menendez to be Dropped

NEWARK, NJ- According to numerous news reports, corruption and bribery charges against U.S. Senator Bob Menendez are being dropped by the Justice Department. Senator Menendez released the following statement through his Communications Director, Tricia Enright:

“From the very beginning, I never wavered in my innocence and my belief that justice would prevail. I am grateful that the ...

Arrest Made in Weekend Shooting

PATERSON, NJ- An arrest has been made in a shooting that injured a Paterson man on Saturday. 

According to a report issued by Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Acting Paterson Police Chief Troy Oswald, Jamar Godwin-Deavereaux, 24, of Paterson was arrested Monday and now faces several charges including Attempted Murder and Possession of a Handgun for an Unlawful ...

15 Arrests Made as Passaic County Sheriff’s Office ‘Quality of Life Detail’ Responds to Resident’s Concerns

PATERSON, NJ- 15 arrests were made and 17 special summons were issued by the Passaic County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday as members of various divisions of the agency descended on Paterson as part of a “quality of life detail.”

The effort, according to Sheriff Richard H. Berdnik, took place over seven hours and came in response to various citizens’ complaints which ...

Stafford 12-Year-Old Girl Falls Victim to Facebook Chat Leading to Aggravated Sex Assault and Endangering Charge of Bayville Man

STAFFORD -  Today the Stafford Township Police Chief Thomas Dellane and Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph D. Coronato announced the arrest of 19-year-old Joseph Barden of Bayville. 

On January 20, Barden was arrested and charged with Aggravated Sexual Assault, Sexual Assault, and Endangering the Welfare of a Child, the report said.

Stafford Township Police Detective Levi McVey ...

Out of Towners Apprehended for Alleged Drug Activity

PATERSON, NJ- Three men with addresses outside of Paterson were apprehended by members of the Passaic County Sheriff’s Office, Bureau of Narcotics, after allegedly participating in drug activity on Wednesday.

According to a report by Sheriff Richard H. Berdnik, detectives established surveillance in the area of Sherman Avenue and Union Avenue in response to information received from a ...

Time to Get a Second Opinion?

PATERSON, NJ- Patients that visited Ferraro Medical Clinic in Paterson between January 2016 and May 2017 may want to get second opinions after an investigation by the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office’s Insurance Fraud Unit led to the arrest of Yvonne Jeannotte- Rodriguez for seeing and examining patients, despite not having a license to practice medicine, or any other health care ...

24 Reasons Paterson’s Future is Bright

PATERSON, NJ- With military precision and discipline 24 young men and women entered the ballroom at La Nieves in near perfect formation on Saturday while proud parents, elected officials, and their volunteer instructors looked on.

The event, hosted by the Paterson Police Athletic League, marked the 35th annual Junior Police Academy graduation, a program Agostino Feola, the ...

Acting Chief Troy Oswald has a Plan for the Paterson Police Department

PATERSON, NJ- Less than 24 hours before the City of Paterson swore in 28 new police recruits to bring the ranks of the Paterson Police Department to over 400, TAPinto Paterson sat down with Acting Police Chief Troy Oswald at the Frank X. Graves, Jr. Public Safety Complex to discuss his vision for a safer Paterson.

Oswald, who has served with the Paterson Police Department for 25 years is in ...

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