Former Paterson Police Officer Accused of Drugs and Guns Crimes

Authorities from Bergen County recently arrested a retired member of the Paterson Police Department for allegedly selling Oxycodone pills to an undercover detective. 43-year-old former Paterson Police Officer Gines Rodriguez, of Pompton Lakes, is said to have sold Oxycodone pills to an undercover detective at an initial meeting in Fair Lawn. Shortly thereafter, investigators scheduledContinue Reading

New Jersey Appellate Court Rules in Landmark Gun Case

In a precedential case involving New Jersey gun law, a state appeals court recently issued a decision which allows the State to prevent an individual who has been accused of an act of domestic violence, but never convicted, from purchasing a firearm and/or maintaining a firearm in his or her residence. This case calls intoContinue Reading

Man Arrested After Allegedly Claiming the Life of Young Paterson Basketball Star

After a tragic fatal shooting claimed the life of a 15-year-old Paterson basketball star, law enforcement officials have identified the man whom they believe is responsible. 20-year-old Gregory Oliver is now facing charges for murder (homicide), attempted murder, and weapons offenses, which may entail a life-long prison sentence if he is ultimately found guilty. 15-year-old localContinue Reading

Man Arrested for Allegedly Posing as Essex County Sheriff’s Officer

A man was recently arrested after allegedly impersonating a special investigator from the Essex County Sheriff’s Office. He is now facing multiple charges, including unlawful possession of a weapon, as he was reportedly found in possession of a gun, among other items, at the time of his arrest. The investigation was prompted by a tip provided to the PassaicContinue Reading

Paterson Man Arrested Twice in One Week for Alleged Drug Distribution

A man in Paterson was arrested twice last week and is now facing multiple drug charges, as authorities believe that he is responsible for selling controlled dangerous substances including heroin and cocaine. The man in question, 21-year-old Luis Ramirez, was reportedly awakened by two officers from the Passaic County Sheriff’s Department while he was sleeping inContinue Reading

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