Police and School District Ramp Up Security For Report Card Night; Guardian Angels Will Be At School 6

April 27, 2017

PATERSON, N.J. - With violence in the city reaching new heights over the past few weeks the Paterson School District, Police, and Teachers Union is stepping up security for an incident free report card night Thursday.

In the email to The Patersonian suspended Union President, John McEntee Jr., confirmed that the Guardian Angels will be present today in and around School No.

Police Find Paterson Woman Shot in Leg on 12th Avenue After 'ShotSpotter' Detection System Reported Shots Fired

PATERSON, N.J. - On Saturday at approximately 3:00 a.m., Paterson Police patrol units were dispatched to the area of 12 Avenue and East 23 Street, on a reported “shots fired” activation from the city’s ShotSpotter gunfire detection system. 

On arrival, officers located a female victim with a gunshot wound to the leg.  The victim was immediately ...

Passaic County Prosecutors Office Confirms Shooting Death of 29 Year Old Paterson Man

Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes, Paterson Police Director Jerry Speziale and Paterson Police Deputy Chief Troy Oswald announce the shooting death of Vishon Randolph, age 29 years old, of Paterson, New Jersey, in the area of Straight Street and Montgomery Street, in the early morning hours of April 22, 2017.

Preliminary investigation reveals that Randolph was shot multiple times ...

Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit Ask for Leads on Cedar Street Shooting

PATERSON, N.J. - The Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit is asking the community for information on a shooting that took place Saturday night on Cedar Street.

Patrol units were dispatched to the 100 block of Cedar Street on report of a shooting at 9:55 p.m. On arrival officers located a male victim with a gun shot would to the foot who was transported to St. Joseph's Regional Medical ...

Red Cross Assisting Families Displaced by Fires on Rose and Harrison Street in Paterson

PATERSON, NJ, April 14, 2017 — The American Red Cross New Jersey Region is currently assisting 29 people displaced by two home fires today in Paterson, New Jersey.

Rose Street Fire

Four volunteer members of the Red Cross Disaster Action Team responded to a fire on Rose Street in Paterson to provide comfort and emergency assistance for temporary lodging, food and clothing needs to ...

Paterson Police Release Footage of Suspect in Armed Robbery of Kentucky Avenue Tire Shop

PATERSON, N.J. - The Paterson Police is asking for assistance from the public in identifying the suspect of an armed robbery at "Full Circle Used Tires" on Kentucky Avenue.

On February 1 the suspect entered Full Circle Used Tires and forced two employees to the ground as he proceeded to rob the business and the individuals. 

The Paterson Police Department Detective ...

Member of Fetty Wap's Entourage Charged After Paterson Deli Shooting With Rapper Present

PATERSON, N.J. - Monday morning police announced charges against Raheem Morris for aggravated assault and unlawful possession of a firearm.

Morris is a member of hometown rap star (Willie Maxwell) Fetty Wap's  entourage and was identified by police as the actor who assaulted one of the victims with a fire arm inside of Montclair Deli on Montclair Avenue. The incident spilled ...

Police: Two Charged; 'Housewives' Star and Son Not in Possession of Vehicle At Time of Crimes

PATERSON, N.J. - The Passaic County Prosecutors office along with the Paterson Police Department announced Tuesday that Clarence Williams and Gerry Thomas and were charged in connection to the murder of two victims found in 'Housewives' star's White Audi.

Both suspects were charged with two counts of Felony Murder, one count of Conspiracy to Commit Felony ...

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 ...

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