Police & Fire

May 28, 2020

PATERSON, NJ- A 20-year-old Paterson man is dead after being shot just outside of St. Joseph’s University Medical Center on Wednesday. According to Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Ibrahim Baycora, members of the Paterson Police Department responded to a call ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - An investigation is underway into the discovery of the body of a Paterson teenager who was found deceased in the Passaic River in Elmwood Park on Sunday, law enforcement officials have announced.  According to Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella, members of the Elmwood Park ...

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PATERSON, NJ - A 27-year-old Paterson man who was struck by a vehicle while walking on Route 21 in Passaic has died from his injuries, Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Passaic Police Chief Luis A. Guzman announced Tuesday. According to reports, Emmanueal Perdomo was a pedestrian ...

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PATERSON, NJ - An investigation into a Tuesday shooting in which three men were struck by gunfire is ongoing, according to Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Ibrahim Baycora. In a report the law enforcement officials described that members of the Paterson ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Members of the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office and the Paterson Police Department are investigating a shooting Sunday that left two teenagers, and a 31-year-old Paterson woman with non-fatal wounds Sunday. According to Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson ...

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PATERSON, NJ – The New Jersey Attorney General’s Office has identified Christopher Clark, 26, as the deceased in a police involved shooting that took place in Paterson in the early hours of Saturday. According to the preliminary investigation, members of the Passaic County Sheriff’s Department ...

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PATERSON, NJ – An investigation has been launched by the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office after a police-involved shooting left a man dead overnight, according to a statement. A report issued Saturday afternoon said that the incident took place on 16th Avenue at approximately 1:00 a.m. The ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Three loaded weapons were taken off Paterson street Thursday as members of the Paterson Police Department disrupted a drug operation at 181 Marion Street. According to Public Safety Director Jerry Speziale, an investigation was launched earlier this month following numerous ...

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PATERSON, NJ - A memorial erected on what is left of an iconic Paterson building to honor the life of hero Paterson Firefighter John Nicosia has been stolen, TAPinto Paterson has learned.  Nicosia lost his life in a 1991 fire that destroyed the old Meyers Brothers Department Store on Main ...

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PATERSON, NJ - A 17-year-old Paterson male is being held in the Essex County Detention Center after being arrested and found to be in possession of a stolen 9 mm handgun Wednesday. According to Public Safety Director Jerry Speziale, members of the city’s Ceasefire Unit were in the area of North ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Two men were under arrest early Wednesday after a motor vehicle stop turned up what appeared to be phencyclidine (PCP). According to Sheriff Richard H. Berdnik, PCSO Officer Vincent Tedesco stopped the black Chevy Malibu in the area of Carroll Street and Governor Street after ...

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PATERSON, NJ - A 33-year-old Paterson man is under arrest in New York following a shooting in the area of Carroll Street that sent the victim to a hospital in the Bronx for treatment of a non-fatal gunshot wound Monday. According to Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police ...

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PATERSON, NJ - An investigation into the trafficking of illegal narcotics at 634 E. 27th Street led to a Monday raid that turned up more than 5,000 glassines of heroin, a loaded handgun with hollow point bullets, and almost $5,000 in US currency. According to Public Safety Director Jerry ...

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RUTHERFORD, NJ - Four Paterson residents were among five people killed in a car crash on Route 3 West in Rutherford on Sunday, law enforcement officials have announced. According to reports, the crash took place at approximately 10:43 p.m. when the car they were traveling in, a 2016 Nissan ...

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PATERSON, NJ - A second overnight shooting sent a 34-year-old Paterson man to Saint Joseph’s Health Wayne Medical Center for treatment of a non-fatal gunshot wound early Sunday, law enforcement officials have reported. Earlier on Sunday the same officials announced that another 34-year-old man ...

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PATERSON, NJ - An investigation into a Saturday night shooting that sent a 34-year-old Paterson man to Saint Joseph’s Regional Medical Center for treatment of a non-fatal gunshot wound is ongoing. According to Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Ibrahim Baycora, ...

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PATERSON, NJ - A 22-year-old Paterson man previously identified as the suspect ina  December 5 shooting that left a male victim with a non-fatal gunshot wound has been arrested, according to law enforcement, In a statement, Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief ...

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PATERSON, NJ - A 35-year-old Paterson man is being treated for serious injuries at St. Joseph’s University Medical Center following a Saturday crash on the Eastbound side of Route 3 near the intersection of Passaic Avenue in Clifton. According to Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Another weapon is off Paterson’s streets after an attempted motor vehicle stop led to a foot chase and recovery of a loaded semi-automatic handgun Wednesday. According to Public Safety Director Jerry Spezial, the incident began at approximately 9:30 p.m. when Detective John ...

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PATERSON, NJ - An investigation launched earlier this month following numerous complaints from concerned citizens residing in the area of Van Houten Street and Summer Street regarding the “rampant drug distribution occurring within the area” led to eight arrests Wednesday. According to Public ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Members of the Paterson Fire Department led the attack on a seven alarm blaze that damaged at least six structures Saturday night. First dispatched to the area of 81 Beech Street just before 9:00 p.m., arriving units reported heavy fire conditions in the rear of the two-and-a-half ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Members of the Paterson Police Department arrested three men and took three handguns off Paterson’s streets in two separate incidents Saturday, Public Safety Direct Jerry Speziale announced. The first arrest, Speziale said, came at approximately 7:30 p.m. when Street Crime Unit ...

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PATERSON, NJ - An afternoon shooting left a 26-year-old Paterson man with a non-fatal gunshot wound Thursday, law enforcement officials say. According to Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Ibrahim Baycora, the incident took place at approximately 4:34 p.m. in ...

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PATERSON, NJ - An investigation into suspected narcotics sales in the area of 48 East 13th Street led to four arrests; the confiscation of a large amount of drugs, including heroin, marijuana, and crack; and the removal of a loaded weapon off the streets. In April, according to Public Safety ...

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PATERSON, NJ - An April 29 traffic stop of a car with an expired Rhode Island license plate led to the arrest of a 30-year-old Paterson man and the confiscation of a large quantity of illegal drugs, according to Public Safety Director Jerry Speziale. Speziale reported that the stop came at ...

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PATERSON, NJ - A Friday shooting that sent a 26-year-old Paterson man to the hospital with gunshot wounds is under investigation, according to Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Ibrahim Baycora. In a statement, the law enforcement officials said that the ...

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PATERSON, NJ - A 19-year-old Sayreville man was arrested Tuesday after Detectives J. Farfan and M. Bashir reported finding him in possession of a loaded semi-automatic weapon. According to Public Safety Director Jerry Speziale, the detectives responded to a call of an armed man in the area of ...

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PATERSON, NJ - A 20-year-old Clifton man arrived at  Saint Joseph’s Regional Medical Center seeking treatment for a non-fatal gunshot wound setting off an investigation into the incident Sunday. According to Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Ibrahim Baycora, ...

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PATERSON, NJ - A 24-year-old Bloomfield man was arrested and charged with nearly a dozen crimes Saturday, including for possession of a loaded handgun, and possession, with intent to distribute, illegal drugs, after leading Paterson police on a chase that ended in a fiery crash. According to ...

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PATERSON, NJ - An investigation has been launched into the fatal shooting of a man in the area of Godwin Avenue Thursday. In a video posted on YouTube the armed man could be seen pacing back and forth across the intersection while members of the Paterson Police Department, guns drawn, ordered him ...

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