Police & Fire

November 17, 2018

PATERSON, NJ - An investigation is underway into the shooting death of a Paterson man overnight. 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 the intersection of East 28th Street ...

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PATERSON, NJ- An early morning fire at 466 East 22nd Street was safely extinguished by members of the Paterson Fire Department on Tuesday, but not before it displaced 21 residents from their homes. The cause of the fire is under investigation. According to officials and others on the scene ...

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PATERSON, NJ- A 25-year-old Paterson man was shot and killed in the early hours of Tuesday. According to a statement by Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Troy Oswald police responded to a call of shots fired at 700 East 28th Street at approximately 1:08 ...

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PATERSON, NJ- OSHA investigators are investigating the death of a 56-year old Woodland Park man in a construction accident at 138 Michigan Avenue in Paterson on Tuesday. According to a statement by Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Troy Oswald, police ...

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PATERSON, NJ- An afternoon shooting left a 19-year-old Paterson man injured on Monday. According to a statement by Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Troy Oswald, members Paterson Police Department responded to the area of East 15th Street at approximately 3:18 ...

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PATERSON, NJ- An investigation is continuing into the shooting of a 28-year old Paterson man 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 corner of 10th ...

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PATERSON, NJ- A 14-year old was among three gunshot victims to arrive at Saint Joseph’s Regional Medical Center for treatment of non-fatal gunshot wounds on Friday. 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- The Paterson Fire Department responded to an alarm at Passaic Color and Chemical Company at 28-36 Paterson Street in the early hours of Friday. According to witnesses on the scene, flames and smoke were visible on all three floors of the building as crews arrived at approximately ...

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PATERSON, NJ- Fed up with prostitutes and johns using their backyards for activities that should be reserved for bedrooms, tired of their neighborhood doubling as an open air drug market, and frustrated by having to fear for their safety simply walking to the corner market, more than 50 residents, ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Residents in a section of the the city’s 4th Ward are taking action to make their neighborhood safer with the launch of the Van Houten Block Watch Association. The group will hold its inaugural meeting at St Paul’s Episcopal Church, on Wednesday, October 24 at 7:00 ...

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PATERSON, NJ- Law enforcement officials have announced that a second victim was injured in an early morning shooting on Sunday. As originally reported, members of the Paterson Police Department responded to the area of East 26th Street at approximately 3:30 a.m. on a report of shots fired. Upon ...

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  PATERSON, NJ - A 35-year old Paterson man was transported to Saint Joseph’s Regional Medical Center by Paterson Fire Department EMTs after being shot on Saturday. According to Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Troy Oswald, members of the Paterson Police ...

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PATERSON, NJ- A vacant Paterson house went up in flames for the second time on Tuesday. Members of the Paterson Fire Department responded to the alarm at 755 E. 27th Street at approximately 3:00 a.m. and were immediately confronted with flames coming from the second floor and roof. A similar ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Mayor Andre Sayegh released the following statement related to an arrest made on Godwin Avenue on Friday which has garnered widespread attention based on video shared on social media that is purported to show an arresting officer punching the suspect: “I am aware of a video ...

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PATERSON, NJ- Three men suffered stab wounds in a fight in the area of East 25th Street in the early hours of Sunday. 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 ...

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PATERSON, NJ- A 43-year old Paterson woman suffered serious injuries after being struck by a car on Broadway, near the intersection of East 23rd Street, on Tuesday. According to Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Troy Oswald the accident, involving a Honda ...

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PATERSON, NJ- The Paterson Fire Department, in conjunction with Community Blood Services, is holding their annual Father John Piccione Memorial Blood Drive at Paterson Fire Headquarters on Wednesday. Members of the public are invited and encouraged to attend and “help save a life.” Fire ...

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PATERSON, NJ - According to multiple sources familiar with the situation and ongoing investigation, the Chase Bank branch on Main Street, in the city’s 6th Ward, was robbed on Tuesday. Follow us Facebook and sign up for TAPinto Paterson E-News alerts to stay updated on this breaking story.

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PATERSON, NJ- Law enforcement is investigating a shooting that took place Sunday evening, leaving a 24-year-old man with a non-fatal gunshot wound. According to a statement by Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Troy Oswald, the incident took place at an ...

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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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