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Paterson police arrest five, seize assortment of drugs in Van Houten Street bust

By Jonathan Greene
Published: May 13, 2019

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Five people were arrested and an assortment of drugs were confiscated in a raid at a Van Houten Street house, according to police.

Police arrested Jamar Bell, 30; Richard Stewart, 53; Sharon McDonald, 53; Andre Chance, 27, all of Paterson; and Mohammad Bates, 54, of Clifton, during the raid at 443 Van Houten Street on May 3, 2019.

Bell, McDonald, and Chance reside at 443 Van Houten Street, police said. Bell, Stewart, McDonald, and Chance were each charged with 14 drug offenses. Bates was charged with possession of heroin.

Police seized 135 glassine envelopes of heroin, 21 vials and 1 knotted bag of crack cocaine, 34 MDMA vials, 3 bags and 2 vials of marijuana.

Also, police confiscated $1,956 in suspected drug proceeds from Chance.


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