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Two men arrested on gun charges after reports of shooting on Paterson street

JOE MALINCONICO    Oct , 2015, 1:03 PM

 

PATERSON — Detectives investigating gunfire in the 1st Ward early Sunday morning arrested two men who authorities say threw two loaded handguns out of a minivan as they were being pursued by police, officials said.

 

 

Paterson police seize 730 heroin packets in bust at public housing complex
JOE MALINCONICO    Oct 3, 2015  10:29 AM 

 

 Five men were arrested and more than 700 packets of heroin seized in a drug bust at the Riverside public housing complex late Friday morning, 

Police charge 19-year-old with murder in Paterson shooting.
JOE MALINCONICO    Oct 3, 2015

 

The suspect, Marquis Turner, was incarcerated on carjacking charges on Sept. 17 when authorities filed the murder charges against him.

 

Paterson man arrested for allegedly kidnapping 22-year-old woman
JOE MALINCONICO    Oct 2, 2015

A 30-year-old city man was arrested Thursday night on charges he kidnapped a 22-year-old woman who was hanging around on River Street, police said.


 

 

Wanted flier produces arrest in Paterson burglary

BY JOE MALINCONICO  Oct 5, 2015

 

A 21-year-old man was arrested on burglary charges on Madison Avenue Wednesday night after someone recognized him from a wanted flier, police said.

 

Police: Security camera images lead to gun arrest in Paterson.

BY JOE MALINCONICO    Oct 1, 2015

 City police arrested a suspect on gun possession charges in the 1st Ward Tuesday night after he was spotted carrying the weapon by an officer monitoring street surveillance cameras, authorities said.
Federal gun charges filed against Paterson man wounded in shooting last week
JOE MALINCONICO    SEPTEMBER  29, 2015

Two men were wounded inside the hallway of a Riverside Towers apartment building early Wednesday morning in an incident in which authorities say a security guard accidentally fired his gun during a dispute inside the building.

 

Two guns seized in Paterson

 

BY JIM NORMAN    SEPTEMBER 28, 2015

 

Paterson police recovered two handguns and arrested one man over the weekend as part of a citywide crackdown on crime, authorities said Sunday night.

Luis Reyes, 37, a Paterson resident, was arrested at about 2:30 Saturday morning after police responded to a call about a man with a gun in the area of Main Street and Weiss Street, Police Director Jerry Speziale said.

 

Authorities: Three-time offender nabbed with loaded gun in Paterson drug bust

JOE MALICONICO  SEPTEMBER 28, 2015

 

A man with three previous drug dealing convictions was arrested by Paterson narcotics detectives on Monday afternoon and charged with possession of a loaded handgun and 13 offenses involving the distribution of heroin, crack cocaine and marijuana, authorities said.

Police: Paterson man arrested on gun charges

 

BY  JOE MALINCONICO  SEPTEMBER 28, 2015
 

 A 26-year-old city man was arrested on weapons and drug charges in the 4th Ward on Saturday afternoon after police allegedly found a loaded handgun in his car, authorities said.The voice on the other end of the line was filled with urgency.

Officers Guiseppe Ciarla and Eddie Goenaga were responding to 264 Rosa Parks Blvd. on a report of a man in a vehicle with a gun when they spotted a suspect matching the description, said Police Director Jerry Speziale.y.  

 

Paterson’s budget would boost the ranks of the city’s police  
JOE MALICONICO    SEPTEMBER 25, 2015

 

The city is looking to spend an extra $5 million on law enforcement salaries this year, money that officials said would be used to hire additional officers, special police and school crossing guards        The city’s goal is to increase the number of regular police officers from 382 to 403, which would put the department at full staffing under its organization chart for the first time in several years, according top-ranking Paterson law enforcement officials.

Man held in killing of 63-year-old in Paterson 
 
JOE MALINCONICO   SEPTEMBER 22, 2015

 

After an intensive investigation that drew in community participation, police have caught and charged a 21-year-old city man in the shooting death of a 63-year-old man on a crime-plagued 4th Ward street.

Detectives arrested Treivon Huntley at 2 p.m. Sunday near his home on Camden Street in the 2nd Ward and charged him with murder, attempted murder, and weapons offenses, said city police Capt. Heriberto Rodriguez.

 

Paterson police release video of suspect attacking woman
 

BY JOE MALINCONICO    SEPTEMBER 16, 2015

 

PATERSON - Police asked for the help of the public in identifying a man who punched and kicked a woman on July 26, then escaped with her purse and cell phone.

The man, described as being in his mid-20s, attacked the woman near the intersection of Rosa Parks Boulevard and Market Street, police said.

Paterson police write 2,720 traffic tickets over Dominican parade weekend

 

BY JOE MALINCONICO SEPTEMBER 16, 2015

 

City police issued 2,720 traffic tickets during a three-day crackdown over the weekend that also resulted in 31 arrests, 159 vehicles being towed, and 174 summonses for violations of city ordinances on noise, public drinking and other quality of life issues, officials said.

The crackdown took place during the weekend of Paterson’s annual Dominican Parade, a Sunday event that prompts parties during the days beforehand.

Paterson police director praises 11-year-old boy for quick action as pit bull attacks couple
 

BY JOE MALINCONICO AND MINJAE PARK  SEPTEMBER 16, 2015 

 

The city’s police director credited the quick thinking of an 11-year-old boy who phoned police when a man and woman came under a vicious attack by a family pit bull.

The attack ended early Tuesday when a police officer, Stephanie Gastelo, shot and killed the pit bull as it mauled the man and woman, one of whom is the boy’s parent. The couple had kept the animal as a pet in the home they shared with the 11-year-old, author.

 

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