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Paterson cops raid Main Street bar for drug activity

By Jonathan Greene
Published: January 7, 2019

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The police raided a bar on Main Street for drug activity on Friday night, arresting two alleged drug dealers, according to police director Jerry Speziale.

Police arrested Jesse Jones, 34, and Raymond Burgos, 27, both of Paterson, during the raid at Quilvio’s Bar and Liquors at 933 Main Street at around 7 p.m.

Jones had 130 vials of crack cocaine, 35 glassine envelopes of heroin, 29 Xanax pills, 9 baggies of marijuana, and 12 baggies of cocaine. Burgos had 51 Endocet, 18 Oxycodone pills, and 33 vials of crack cocaine, police said.

Police seized $382 in cash from Burgos and $182 from Jones. Police then raided Jones’s house at the first floor of 305 Pacific Street to seize two handguns, Hi-Point 9mm and Davis Industries .380 caliber.

Detectives also seized a 9mm magazine containing 8 rounds, a .380 magazine containing 5 rounds, 11 .380 rounds, 2 9mm rounds, and a .38 caliber round. A shoulder holster, drug paraphernalia, and an assortment of drugs was confiscated.

Police recovered 31 baggies of cocaine, 10 Suboxone films, 70 glassine envelopes of heroin, 60 vials of crack cocaine, 2 bags of crack cocaine, and 47 baggies of marijuana.

Detectives seized $12,207 in cash from Jones’s residence.

Police charged Jones with 44 drug offenses, weapons charges, and resisting arrest.

Burgos was charged with 12 drug offenses.

Police issued 10 violations to Quilvio’s Bar and Liquors for employing a criminally disqualified person, allowing drug activity on premises, having untaxed goods, and other charges.

“This is unacceptable conduct and we will vigorously put an end to this illegal activity,” Speziale said.


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