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Paterson Police Department Makes Promotions

May 23, 2018

PATERSON, NJ- 14 members of the Paterson Police Department were promoted in front of family, friends, and their fellow officers on Wednesday at a ceremony held in City Council Chambers.

The promotions, presided over by Mayor Jane Williams-Warren, are as follows:

 

Deputy Chief of Police

Lourdes Phelan

 

Captain

Englebardt ...

Discovery of Body Provides Reminder of Student's Concerns About Visiting Area

PATERSON, NJ- When Paterson 8th grad student Gavin Burton had a chance to lead an effort get his school more active in the community he organized a walk for he and his classmates to the Paterson Public Library.

His goal, he told TAPinto Paterson as they walked down Broadway, was to show his classmates “what the library has to offer,” and more importantly, “to feel safe going ...

Totowa Man Arrested in Stabbing that Left Paterson Resident Dead

TOTOWA, NJ - One man is dead following a stabbing at the QuickChek, 79 Union Boulevard in Totowa, early on May 20.

Damien Edwards, 33, of Totowa, was arrested in relation to the homicide, according to Camelia Valdes, Passaic County prosecutor, and Robert Coyle, Totowa Police chief.

Edwards has been charged with first degree murder; possession of a weapon for an ...

Body Found in Abandoned Totowa Home Identified as Paterson Man

PATERSON, NJ- A body found in a vacant Totowa home on Tuesday has been identified as Luis Rodriguez, 22, Paterson.

According to a statement released by Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Totowa Police Chief Robert Coyle, the Northern Regional Medical Examiner’s Office in Newark made the positive identification on Friday.

The investigation began when members of the Totowa ...

Fourth Annual Familes Behind the Badge Softball Tournament Postponed

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The fourth annual Families Behind the Badge softball tournament will be postponed due to forecasted rain. Originally scheduled to be held Saturday, May 19, it will now be held on Sunday, May 20 at the Memorial Field complex behind Beatrice Gilmore and Memorial Schools off McBride Avenue. Admission is $5.

Team check in is at 9 a.m.; opening ceremonies begin at 9:30 and first ...

Man Who Fled After Crashing Porsche Arrested

PATERSON, NJ- A Lake Hiawatha man that fled after crashing his 2017 Porsche near Public School 5 was arrested on Wednesday.

According to a statement by Passaic County Sheriff Richard H. Berdnik, Passaic County Sheriff’s Officers tried to conduct a motor vehicle stop at approximately 9:46 p.m. on Saturday in the area of North 7th Street and Oxford Street. After crashing the vehicle the ...

Arrest Made in Weekend Shooting

PATERSON, NJ- A Paterson man faces up to 20 years in prison on charges stemming from his alleged role in a shooting incident that took place on Saturday in the area of Atlantic Street and Newark Avenue.

According to Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Troy Oswald, an investigation led to the arrest of Malik M. Hasan, 20, in relation to the shooting with the ...

Man Robbed, Shot, Mistaken for Burglar

PATERSON, NJ- A 37-year old Paterson man sought refuge in a home in the area of Atlantic Street and Newark Avenue after having been robbed and shot by several males in a blue vehicle on Saturday.

According to a statement by Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Troy Oswald members of the Paterson Police Department responded to the area at ...

Paterson Man Carjacked, Shot

PATERSON, NJ- A 30-year old Paterson man who sought treatment for a non-fatal gunshot wound at Saint Joseph’s Regional Medical Center was allegedly carjacked and shot by three males on Friday.

According to Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Troy Oswald the incident took place at approximately 5:08 p.m. in the area of Godwin Avenue and Summer ...

Sheriff’s Officers Scuttle Man’s Escape Plan

PATERSON, NJ- A 54 year old Paterson who attempted to escape apprehension by hiding between two parked vehicles behind an abandoned home at 35 12th Avenue has been charged with several drugs related crimes.

According to a statement by Passaic County Sheriff Richard H Berdnik, Tony O. Robinson was observed “beckoning pedestrians” in the area of 12th Avenue and Auburn Street at ...

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