Police & Fire

September 22, 2018

PATERSON, NJ- An 18-year-old Paterson male sustained sustained a non fatal gunshot wound in the early hours of Saturday. According to Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Troy Oswald members of the Paterson Police Department responded to the area of Ellison ...

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PATERSON, NJ- A second shooting in the early hours of Saturday sent two Paterson men to the hospital with non-fatal gunshot wounds. According to a statement by Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Troy Oswald, members of the Paterson Police Department responded ...

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PATERSON, NJ- A 44-year-old Paterson man received treatment at Saint Joseph’s Regional Medical Center for a non-fatal gunshot wound he received in an overnight shooting. According to a statement by Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Troy Oswald, members of the ...

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PATERSON, NJ- Law enforcement officials have requested the public’s help in locating Qualil Moore, aka Kupz, who has been identified and charged in relation to a June 22 shooting in Paterson. During the incident, which took place in the area of Park Avenue and East 22nd, the victim was shot ...

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PATERSON, NJ- A before school incident in which three female students walking to School Number 12 on Tuesday were approached by a man driving a white van is under investigation by the Paterson Police Department. According to an automated telephone message delivered by Paterson Public Schools, ...

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PATERSON, NJ- Two city men face drugs related charges following an operation by narcotics detectives from the Paterson Police Department after they were witnessed conducting a suspected narcotics transaction on Saturday. According to a statement by Police Director Jerry Speziale, the detectives, ...

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PATERSON, NJ- An investigation by the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office Shooting Response Team is underway in response to a police involved shooting Friday evening. According to reports the incident occurred shortly after 7:00 p.m. in the area of Madison Avenue and Route 80 and began when a ...

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PATERSON, NJ- A large amount of suspected heroin was recovered after a driver refused to pull over and led members of the Paterson Police Department on a short foot chase on Sunday. According to Paterson Police Director Jerry Speziale, Detectives assigned to the Special Investigations Division ...

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PATERSON, NJ- A fifth shooting in just over 48 hours has left Paterson residents two dead and one in critical condition. This recent spate of shootings, which began Friday night when a 23-year-old Paterson man reported to St. Joseph’s Hospital with a non-fatal gunshot wound, and included the ...

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PATERSON, NJ- September rolled in on a violent note in the city with law enforcement officials reporting three unrealted shootings and a robbery just hours apartment Friday night into Saturday morning. According to Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Troy ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Just a day after U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. announced that he had helped secure more than $5.4 million in federal dollars for housing and other community initiatives, the co-chair of the Congressional Fire Services Caucus, announced the awarding of a $47,390 federal ...

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PATERSON, NJ- A call of shots fired and the report of victim arriving at Saint Joseph’s Regional Medical Center for treatment of non-fatal gunshot wounds set off an investigation of an shooting that occured in the early hours of Wednesday. According to a statement by Passaic County Prosecutor ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Police charged a township man Aug. 15 with receiving a $141,000 commercial-grade trailer generator that was reported stolen from Paterson, according to a press release from the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office. Police charged Hunt Road resident Aaron Taylor-Fajardo, 43, with ...

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PATERSON, NJ- A quick response by members of the Paterson Police Department led to the arrest of a local man following an early morning burglary at the Colt Cafe, 29 Church Street, on Sunday. According to Police Director Jerry Speziale, the incident, during which the business’ front doors were ...

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PATERSON, NJ- A Paterson man pulled over by Passaic County Sheriff’s Officers on Sunday was quickly arrested after announcing “I have an eighth of a pound of marijuana on me.”   According to Sheriff Richard Berdnik the stop was made at approximately 9:00 a.m. in the area of North 1st Street ...

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PATERSON, NJ- “100 percent confident” is how Paterson Fire Department Captain Scott Parkin described his feelings as he prepared to be lowered nearly 80 feet towards the bottom of the Great Falls that were flowing faster than normal thanks to the deluge of rain that came less than 24 hours ...

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PATERSON, NJ- A 15-year-old Paterson boy arrived at Saint Joseph’s Regional Medical Center with non-fatal gunshot wounds on Saturday setting off an investigation into his shooting. According to Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Troy Oswald the Paterson Police ...

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PATERSON, NJ- For the second time in a weekend members of the Paterson Fire Department performed a successful rescue at the Great Falls. Click here for video. According to a Facebook post by Mayor Andre Sayegh, Paterson Firefighter Justin Angelica and members of Paterson Rescue 2 pulled a man ...

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PATERSON, NJ- An investigation is ongoing into an overnight incident that left two Paterson men with non-fatal gunshot wounds. According to Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Troy Oswald, members of the Paterson Police Department responded to the area of 37th ...

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PATERSON, NJ- A second overnight shooting leaving four people injured was reported by law enforcement on Thursday. Earlier today TAPinto Paterson reported on the shooting of a 47-year-old woman in an apartment at 72 12th Avenue. According to Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and ...

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PATERSON, NJ- An investigation is underway into the circumstances around the shooting of a 57-year-old Paterson woman in an apartment at 72 12th Avenue on Wednesday. According to a statement by Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Troy Oswald, members of the ...

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PATERSON, NJ- “He’s the best policeman I’ve ever seen,” 12-year old Isai told TAPinto Paterson referring to Police Chief Troy Oswald on Tuesday. And though the 25-year year veteran of the Paterson Police Department wasn’t necessarily fighting crime at the time, his actions were no less meaningful ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - A 40-year-old Fair Lawn man's gun discharged while showing it to a 49-year-old Paterson man, injuring himself and the acquaintance, according to police. On Saturday, Aug. 4 at approximately 10 p.m., the gun owner was showing his .380 caliber Beretta semiautomatic handgun to his ...

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PATERSON, NJ- A 19-year-old Paterson male is recovering from gunshot wounds he suffered while riding a motorized bike in the early hours of Sunday. According to Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Troy Oswald members of the Paterson Police Department responded ...

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PATERSON, NJ- A routine traffic stop led to the arrest of four men, and the recovery of a stolen handgun on Tuesday. According to Police Director Jerry Speziale, members of the Special Investigations Division were conducting a crime suppression operation in the 4th Ward when they observed the ...

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PATERSON, NJ- Law enforcement officials are seeking information on a shooting that took place in the early hours of Sunday morning leaving two people injured. According to Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Troy Oswald, members of the Paterson Police Department ...

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PATERSON, NJ- An investigation is underway into the shooting death of a food delivery man from Paterson in the early hours of Thursday. According to a statement from Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Troy Oswald, members of the Paterson responded to the area ...

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PATERSON, NJ -An investigation by the Paterson Police Department’s Narcotics Division that spanned over two months led to three arrests on Friday. According to a statement by Police Director Jerry Speziale, the investigation focused on illegal drug sales occurring from the apartment building ...

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PATERSON, NJ- Saying that their goal was to bring the application process to join the ranks of the Paterson Fire Department to “every ward and every resident,” Fire Chief Brian McDermott addressed members of the city council on Tuesday to increase awareness of the Department’s aggressive ...

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PATERSON, NJ- Just hours before the Paterson City Council is set to consider a commercial curfew for the area Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Troy Oswald announced that an arrest has been made in a shooting that took place on April 23 in the area of Main and ...

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