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Police & Fire

July 2, 2022

PATERSON, NJ - A 36-year-old Haskell man that arrived at Saint Joseph’s Wayne Medical Center in Wayne seeking treatment for a non-fatal gunshot wound early Saturday is believed to have been shot while in the area of Prospect Street and Market Street in Paterson.  In a statement Passaic County ...

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PATERSON, NJ - After finding a potential crime scene but no victim in response to a report of shots fired in the area Franklin Street and East 18th Street Tuesday night, members of the Paterson Police Department were alerted to the arrival of a 23-year-old city man that had arrived at Saint ...

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PATERSON, NJ – CIty of Paterson officials are hopedule their application for the U.S. Department of Justice’s Connect and Protect: Law Enforcement Behavioral Health Responses Grants Program will be successful The grant, according to a resolution approved by the Paterson City Council, will allow ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Five people were struck by bullets in the area of Madison Street and Essex Street before dawn on Sunday, Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Ibrahim Baycora announced. According to the law enforcement officials, members of the Paterson Police  ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Crediting members of the Paterson Police Department with “outstanding Detective work,” Public Safety Jerry Speziale announced the arrest of a suspect in a string of burglaries dating back to February. Speziale said that after launching an investigation on June 23, detectives were ...

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PATERSON, NJ - A 27-year-old Paterson man is dead after an early Saturday shooting. According to Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Ibrahim Baycora, members of the Paterson Police Department were dispatched to the area of 33 Belle Avenue on a report of shots ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Mayor Andre Sayegh swore 17 new members into the Paterson Police Department on Thursday. “We are all extremely proud of you for accomplishing your goals and making it through the Academy,” Public Safety Director Jerry Speziale said. “But this is where the hard part comes ...

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PATERSON, NJ – At 2:00 a.m. on Wednesday members of the Paterson Police Department were advised that a 34-year-old Lodi female had arrived at Saint Joseph’s University Medical Center in Paterson via a private vehicle seeking treatment for a non-fatal gunshot wound, Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia ...

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PATERSON, NJ – On Tuesday, Paterson Detectives identified four people who they say were involved in distributing heroin and crack cocaine from Governor Street near Harrison Street, known as one of the worst open air drug markets in the City of Paterson, Public Safety Director Jerry Speziale ...

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PATERSON, NJ – A Paterson man was arrested on Monday for kidnapping, luring and sexually assaulting a child, Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Ibrahim Baycora announced.  According to a statement, on March 27, 2021, the Paterson Police Department contacted the ...

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PATERSON, NJ – A Paterson man was arrested on Sunday in connection to the homicide which occurred on June 18 in the area of 126 Pearl Street, Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Ibrahim Baycora announced.  As previously reported, at about 5:06 a.m. on Saturday ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Paterson Police Officers removed two guns off the streets withing 24 hours on Saturday, Public Safety Director Jerry Speziale announced. According to a statement, at 12:45 a.m. in the area of Mercer and Warren Streets, a large group of males was observed in the intersection. As ...

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PATERSON, NJ - A 29-year-old Paterson man was shot in the early morning hours of Sunday, Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Ibrahim Baycora announced. According to officials, members of the Paterson Police Department were dispatched to the area of North Main ...

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PATERSON, NJ - A 34-year-old Paterson man who arrived at Saint Joseph’s University Medical Center in seeking treatment for a non-fatal gunshot wound early Saturday was shot in the area of Pearl Street and Rosa Parks Boulevard, Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief ...

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PATERSON, NJ – A drug dealing operation at 61 Madison Street, near the location where a 15-year-old Haldeon girl was gunned down on May 11, was shut down Wednesday following an operation by members of the Paterson Police Department.  According to Public Safety Director Jerry Sepziale, detectives ...

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PATERSON, NJ – The Paterson City Council approved the acceptance of a $609,000 grant awarded through the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Transportation Electrification Grant to offset the cost of the purchase of two electric ambulances.   The cost of the two Diesel vehicles, ...

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PATERSON, NJ – On Wednesday, a 14-year-old Paterson resident was arrested for possessing drugs and a 9mm stolen handgun, Public Safety Director Jerry Speziale announced. According to a statement, the Paterson Narcotics division initated an investigation at the intersection of Governor Street and ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Over the weekend, Paterson Detectives seized three illegal firearms from three different Paterson residents, Public Safety Director Jerry Speizale announced.  On Saturday, at about 7:40 p.m. detectives were in the area of the 100 block of West Broadway when they observed a large ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Two men were shot late Saturday while in the area of East 26th Street and 7th Avenue, Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Ibrahim Baycora announced Sunday. According to the law enforcement officials, members of the Paterson Police Department were ...

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PATERSON, NJ – The City of Paterson will utilize $609,000 awarded through the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Transportation Electrification Grant to offset the cost of the purchase of two electric ambulances, under a measure being considered by the Paterson City Council.  The ...

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PATERSON, NJ –A Paterson man that arrived at Saint Joseph’s University Medical Center via a private vehicle on Thursday at about 8:50 a.m. with a non-fatal gunshot wound was shot in the area of East Main Street and Hillman Street. Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia Valdes and Paterson Police Chief ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Two men, 24 and 19 years old, were shot in the area of Wabash Avenue and Crooks Avenue on Monday, Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Ibrahim Baycora announced. According to the law enforcement officials, members of the Paterson Police  Department ...

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PATERSON, NJ – A 16-year-old Paterson boy was arrested on Monday for possession of 58 glassines of heroin, six vials of crack-cocaine and one Smith and Wesson 9mm handgun, Public Safety Director Jerry Speizale announced. According to a statement, on Monday, Paterson Narcotics Detectives began a ...

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PATERSON, NJ - A 42-year-old Paterson woman was shot multiple times in the early hours of Sunday, Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Ibrahim Baycora announced. According to the law enforcement officials an investigation into the incident, which is said to have ...

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PATERSON, NJ – On Thursday, Mayor Andre Sayegh presented the Key to the City to Rahshon Dixon. On April 26. Dixon, a 13-year veteran with the Parks Division of the Department of Public Works, was on his way home from working out at nearby Wrigley Park when he saw the fire on the second floor of a ...

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PATERSON, NJ - A 28-year-old Paterson man sustained multiple non-fatal gunshot wounds Tuesday night.  According to Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Ibrahim Baycora, members of the Paterson Polic  Department were dispatched to the area of Presidential ...

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PATERSON, NJ – A 17-year-old East Orange male was charged with a weapons offense on Saturday, Public Safety Director Jerry Speziale announced. According to a statement, Detectives Luis Roca, Joseph Aboyoun, Brian Culmone, John Traynor and Kenneth Kerwin, members of the city’s Special ...

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PATERSON, NJ – At 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Paterson Animal Control received a phone call from the Passaic County Sheriff’s Office after new residents of a home on Broadway and 39th Street reported being afraid to go inside after hearing what sounded like dogs. When John DeCando, Chief Animal ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Rahshon Dixon, who works for the Department of Public Works, had a decision to make after work on April 26: should he workout at the gym, where he usually does or at Wrigley Park and take advantage of the nice day? After deciding to spend his day in the fresh air, Dixon was on his ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Mayor Andre Sayegh joined members of the Paterson PBA Local 1 Charitable Organization to cut the ribbon on the Organization’s first Center on Wednesday. After six years of renovations, the former funeral home will now be available to host community events, including the PBA annual ...

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