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Category Archives: Weapons Offenses

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Paterson NJ Teen Gets Prison Time for Shooting at Police

Posted in Weapons Offenses
A teen who used a fake gun during multiple armed robberies, and who also used the weapon to shoot at Paterson NJ cops, is headed to prison. The suspect, a 16-year-old boy from Paterson in Passaic County, NJ, robbed at least three people before he was apprehended by law enforcement. The first robbery was committed… Continue Reading

Paterson NJ Woman Allegedly Hid Firearm in Her Bra

Posted in Weapons Offenses
Passaic County law enforcement recently stopped a motor vehicle in Paterson New Jersey and arrested a female passenger accused of hiding a firearm in her bra. Police officers pulled over the vehicle on Route 20 in Paterson NJ after reportedly noticing that the car was speeding and swerving on the roadway. Police spoke to the… Continue Reading

Police Seize Uzi Assault Rifle Allegedly Used in Shooting on Paterson Street

Posted in Weapons Offenses
Paterson NJ police recently arrested three men accused of being involved in a shooting. The shooting incident occurred a short time after 7:00 p.m. The Paterson Police Department got a 911 call about gunshots fired on Rose Street near Roberto Clemente Park in Paterson, New Jersey. When Paterson police officers arrived at the scene, the… Continue Reading

Police Investigate Cop-Involved Shooting in Paterson, New Jersey

Posted in Assault Offenses, Threat Crimes, Weapons Offenses
Paterson law enforcement is currently investigating a police shooting that occurred outside the Paterson NJ police headquarters and left one person with serious injuries. According to Passaic County officials, the shooting incident happened on Saturday night near 111 Broadway in downtown Paterson, New Jersey. A Paterson cop reportedly drew his police-issued handgun and used it… Continue Reading

Paterson NJ Police Officer Reportedly Shoots Suspect on City Street

Posted in Assault Offenses, Weapons Offenses
Passaic County authorities are investigating a police shooting that involved a Paterson cop and left a man with injuries requiring medical attention. According to Passaic County prosecutors, the Paterson NJ police officer shot the suspect late Friday night in the area of Oak Street and Madison Street in Paterson, New Jersey. One person sustained injuries… Continue Reading

Bloomingdale NJ Man Charged with DWI after Allegedly Causing Car Accident in Kinnelon

Posted in Assault Offenses, DWI Offenses, Weapons Offenses
Police recently arrested a Bloomingdale NJ man who was allegedly driving drunk when he crashed his car into another vehicle on a road in Kinnelon, NJ. The car crash occurred after 11:00 p.m. on Route 23 in Kinnelon, New Jersey. According to law enforcement, the suspect was driving a blue 2014 Subaru Legacy when he… Continue Reading

Police Search for Suspects in Recent Shootings on Paterson NJ Streets

Posted in Assault Offenses, Weapons Offenses
Paterson New Jersey police are on the lookout for suspects in two recent non-fatal shootings on city streets. According to law enforcement officials, two different male suspects were responsible for shootings on Paterson streets. Moreover, the shootings occurred within 10 minutes of each other. The first shooting happened a short time before 11:00 p.m. on… Continue Reading

Passaic County Grand Jury Indicts Paterson NJ Cop on Aggravated Assault Charges

Posted in Assault Offenses, Weapons Offenses
A Paterson New Jersey police officer has been indicted by a Passaic County grand jury for aggravated assault charges in connection with a shooting incident on a city street. According to Passaic County NJ prosecutors, the suspect discharged his firearm on a Paterson street, near a 7-Eleven located on Main Street, just after 1:00 a.m.… Continue Reading

Passaic County Police Investigate Fatal Shooting on Paterson NJ Street

Posted in Homicide, Weapons Offenses
Police officers in Paterson NJ are investigating a fatal shooting on a city street. The shooting occurred during the late-night hours, around 2:30 a.m., in the area of Hamilton Avenue and Summer Street in Paterson, New Jersey. The Paterson Police Department got a call about gunshots fired in the neighborhood and sent officers to the… Continue Reading

SWAT Team Arrests Clifton NJ Man Accused of Threatening Police Officers with Handgun

Posted in Threat Crimes, Weapons Offenses
A Passaic County Sheriff’s Department SWAT team arrested a man who allegedly used a handgun to threaten police officers and fire a gunshot from his residence. The violent incident went down around 6:30 p.m. at a home on Dalewood Road in Clifton, NJ. The Clifton Police Department got a number of reports about a disturbance… Continue Reading

Police Look for Clues in Fatal Shooting of Man on Street in Paterson, New Jersey

Posted in Homicide, Weapons Offenses
Paterson New Jersey detectives are investigating a fatal shooting incident on a city street. The homicide occurred just after 4:30 a.m. at the intersection of East 19th Street and 17th Avenue in Paterson, NJ. The Paterson Police Department got several reports of gunshots in the area and immediately sent patrol officers to the scene. When… Continue Reading

Police Nab Second Suspect in Shooting of Seven-Year-Old Boy in Paterson, New Jersey

Posted in Assault Offenses, Weapons Offenses
New York law enforcement recently arrested a second suspect in the shooting a young boy in Paterson, NJ. The violent incident went down on February 29, 2016 outside a home located on Rosa Parks Boulevard in Paterson, New Jersey. The suspects allegedly used handguns to fire gunshots during a possible gang-related shooting, with at least… Continue Reading

Hackensack NJ Man Accused of Carjacking in Paterson, New Jersey

Posted in Theft Offenses, Weapons Offenses
Paterson New Jersey police recently apprehended a Hackensack NJ man accused of committing a carjacking. The theft went down around 10:00 p.m. According to authorities, the suspect walked toward the driver of a 1998 Toyota Camry in the area of the intersection of Broadway and Main Street in Paterson, New Jersey. The suspect allegedly pointed… Continue Reading

Three People Shot on Paterson NJ Street, Police Looking for Suspect

Posted in Assault Offenses, Weapons Offenses
Paterson New Jersey law enforcement is looking for a suspect in an early morning shooting that resulted in three men suffering serious injuries. According to authorities, the violent incident occurred after 5:00 a.m. The incident began with a verbal altercation among a group of people standing on East 42nd Street in Paterson, NJ. At some… Continue Reading

Four Men Allegedly Use Firearms to Commit Carjacking in Clifton, New Jersey

Posted in Assault Offenses, Theft Offenses, Weapons Offenses
Clifton New Jersey authorities are searching for four men accused of committing a violent carjacking. The violent crime occurred around 9:35 p.m. According to Clifton law enforcement, the four suspects walked toward the car when it briefly stopped on the 100 block of Highland Avenue. Two of the suspects were allegedly carrying firearms as they… Continue Reading

Domestic Violence Incident in Wanaque Leads to Police Shooting of Ringwood NJ Suspect

Posted in Assault Offenses, Domestic Violence, Weapons Offenses
A Ringwood New Jersey man has been charged with several crimes after being shot by a Wanaque police officer who responded to an alleged domestic violence incident involving the suspect. The violent incident went down at 2:00 a.m. on July 12, 2016. The Wanaque Police Department sent officers to a Wanaque NJ residence after getting… Continue Reading