Police & Fire Top Stories

October 16, 2018

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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