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Bronze Heat and Bronze Shields Host Holiday Toy Drive and Celebration

December 15, 2017

PATERSON, NJ – The law enforcement and firefighting communities came out in force Wednesday night to celebrate the first Christmas party and toy drive hosted jointly by the city’s Bronze Shields and Bronze Heat organization.

The event, according to Paterson Fire Captain Alton Dickson, President of the Bronze Heat, was an extension of their efforts to support the community they ...

Public’s Assistance Sought In Murder Investigation

PATERSON, NJ- The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office and the Paterson Police Department are asking for the public’s assistance in solving a murder that rocked a Paterson neighborhood earlier this week.

On Monday, Paterson police responded to a call of shots fired at approximately 8:40 p.m. Upon arriving at the scene located at 327 12th Avenue officers located 37-year-old Keyantay ...

One Dead in Paterson Shooting

PATERSON, NJ- A Paterson neighborhood was rocked by gunfire Monday evening leaving one man dead.

Members of the Paterson Police Department responded to reports of shots fired at 327 12th Avenue at approximately 8:40 p.m. Upon arrival they found a male victim who was pronounced dead at the scene.

The investigation remains active and ongoing.

Anyone with additional information about this ...

Police Seek Info On Vehicle Identified in Hit And Run In Totowa That Killed Paterson Woman

TOTOWA, NJ - Police are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the driver who struck and killed a woman on Union Boulevard in Totowa on Monday, Dec. 4. 

A joint release from the Passaic County Prosecutor's Office and the Totowa Police Department identified the car sought in connection with the accident is a small white SUV, possible a Nissan Murano. 

The ...

BREAKING- Information Sought in Possible Abduction

PATERSON, NJ- The Paterson Police Department and the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office are seeking the public’s assistance in their investigation into a possible abduction in the city Tuesday night.

According to an alert issued by both agencies, Shanaya Coley, 24, Paterson, was injured and possibly abducted in her own vehicle, a 2013 Nissan Altima, with New Jersey license plate ...

Paterson Woman Struck By Hit and Run Driver in Totowa

TOTOWA, NJ - A Paterson woman was struck and killed by a hit and run driver on Monday.

Police responded to the area of 392 Union Blvd. in Totowa at about 5:18 p.m. on a report of a motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian, according to a statement issued by Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia Valdes and Totowa Police Chief Robert Coyle. 

First responders upon ...

Paterson Firefighters Go Boots in Hand

PATERSON, NJ- Drivers traveling around Paterson on Saturday may have noticed firefighters in various intersections, boots in hand.

This all was part of Paterson FMBA’s annual fundraising effort to purchase and donate toys to local children in need. 

Among those who led today’s effort were the 25 new recruits that just joined the Paterson Fire Department last ...

Paterson Man Shot, Killed, Overnight

PATERSON, NJ- A 34-year old Paterson man was shot and killed in the early hours of Friday. 

According to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office members of the Paterson Police Department responded to a report of shots fired at Paterson Billiards located at 183 Market Street at approximately 2:38 a.m. Upon their arrival police found Dontrelle Horne with a gunshot wound.

Horne was ...

Paterson Police Unions Speak Out Against City Council’s Refusal to Fund Court Ordered Repairs

PATERSON, NJ- The unions representing members of the Paterson Police Department have spoken out against the city council’s rejection of a $3.85 million bond ordinance that would have provided funding for court ordered repairs to two city buildings, including police headquarters.

The final vote was 5-4 in favor of the resolution, but bond ordinances require a two-thirds majority to ...

Paterson Man Arrested on Charges Related to Pointing Handgun at Police

PATERSON, NJ- An 18 year-old city man was arrested on Wednesday and charged with several counts related to an incident where he pointed a handgun in the direction of three Paterson Police Officers.

According to a statement released by the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office, members of the Paterson Police Department observed Dionte Robinson allegedly in possession of a handgun and ...

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