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Afternoon Shooting Leaves One Injured in Paterson

October 19, 2017

PATERSON, NJ – A 33-year old Haledon man was shot in Paterson today.

According to a report released jointly by the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office and the Paterson Police Department the victim sought treatment at Saint Joseph’s Regional Medical Center. Based on an initial investigation the shooting took place near the intersection of Carroll and Governor Street.

The ...

Paterson Man Arrested In Connection With Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound

PATERSON, NJ- A Paterson man found shot earlier this month was subsequently arrested by the Paterson Police after an investigation conducted in conjunction with the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office concluded the wounds were self-inflicted.

According to a report released today, Dinnick Mahoney, 23, has been charged with Unlawful Possession of a Sawed-Off Shotgun and Certain Person Not ...

Paterson Police Report Luring Incidents

PATERSON, NJ- According to Acting Superintendent Eileen Shafer, and information obtained by TAPinto Paterson, there have been three attempted luring incidents in the city since August. Two of these incidents reportedly occurred in the vicinity of Montgomery Street and Straight Street and one occurred on 11th Avenue and E. 24th Street. 

The most recent of these incidents happened on Monday ...

Paterson Police Arrest Two. Confiscate Drugs, Guns and Cash

PATERSON, NJ- a monthlong investigation by the Narcotics Division of the Paterson Police Department resulted in the arrest of one Paterson resident, as well as the confiscation of a large amount of illegal drugs, two guns, 82 hollow point bullets, and more than $100,000 in cash, according to a report issued Wednesday.

The investigation focused on three locations, 163 Beech Street and 957 E.

Diocese of Paterson Celebrates Red Mass

PATERSON, NJ – The pipes and drums, five clangs of the bell, and calling out of the memorial roll call gave today’s 10 a.m. mass at St. Gerard Majella’s R.C. Church a decidedly different tone than a typical Sunday morning worship service.

More than 150 firefighters, family, students and local residents joined together this morning to celebrate the Diocese of ...

Eight Paterson Residents Arrested in Narcotics Sweep

PATERSON, NJ – Eight Paterson residents were arrested during a multi-day narcotics sweep said the Paterson Police Department in a report issued on Monday. An additional four arrests were also made, according to the report.

"The men and women of the narcotics division will continue to conduct sweeps to rid the city of illegal drugs," stated Paterson Public Safety Director Jerry ...

Arrest Made in Connection With Fatal Accident

PATERSON, NJ- An arrest has been made in connection with a fatal motor vehicle accident that occurred in the city last month.

According to a statement issued by Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Deputy Paterson Police Chief Ibrahim Baycora, Aaron Burton, 33, a resident of Hackensack, faces five charges including Death by Auto While Driving Intoxicated Within 1000 Feet of School ...

Paterson Residents Face Drug Charges

PITTSBURGH, PA- Two Paterson residents have been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on a charge of violating federal drug laws.

According to a statement issued earlier this week by Acting United States Attorney Soo C. Song, the charges were made against Jose Aponte, 47, and Carolyn Spann, 53, both accused of conspiring to possess one kilogram of more of heroin with the intent to ...

Paterson Owes Nearly $5M to Police and Fire

PATERSON, NJ- When Luis Vega joined the Paterson Fire Department he knew there were likely more lucrative, and safer, career paths. However, from an early age his desire was to “serve the community.”

32 years later, Vega, now the longest serving active firefighter in the department, is looking towards retirement. “I’ve run into burning buildings, I’ve lost ...

Pascrell Introduces Legislation to Reauthorize 'Critical' Funding

Paterson, NJ- Residents and businesses in Paterson will be safer from fires and other emergencies if a bill introduced jointly by Congressman Bill Pascrell and several of his colleagues in the House of Representatives gets signed into law.

The AFG and SAFER Program Reauthorization of 2017, which renews vital federal funding streams for local fire departments was introduced on September 29, ...

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