The New Jersey Clean Communities Council has given its education award to city resident Talena Lachelle Queen for starting a free book exchange program targeted at young people in public parks.
The police apprehended four people and seized heroin and crack cocaine during a raid at a Hamilton Avenue house, according to police director Jerry Speziale.
The ordinance to designate a violent segment of Union Avenue as a high crime zone to force businesses to close at midnight will not be up for a vote before the City Council on Tuesday night.
A convicted criminal who served three separate stints in prison, most recent ended in May, was arrested twice in under a month for allegedly dealing drugs at the proposed hotspot zone on Union Avenue, according to police.
The police have arrested two men from Prospect Park for allegedly killing a man and throwing his body into the Passaic River at Westside Park in Paterson, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.
A two-month long drug investigation yielded two arrests, 1,910 glassine envelopes of heroin, a handgun, and 182 bullets, according to Passaic County Sheriff Richard Berdnik.
The New Jersey Board of Medical Examiners revoked Anthony Enrico, Jr.’s medical license for allegedly overprescribing opioids. His license was previously suspended.