Paterson police seize three guns in East 18th Street drug bust | Paterson Times

Paterson police seize three guns in East 18th Street drug bust


Four people were arrested and three weapons seized in a drug raid at an East 18th Street house allegedly used for drug dealing, according to police.

Police raided 780-784 East 18th Street on Wednesday afternoon in response to community complaints of drug dealing in the area.

Raymond “Rey” Burgos, 18; Nahshater “50” Jackson, 23; Marge Burgos, 48, all residents of the house were arrested. Police also took into custody Michael Fabian, 19, of Temple Street. The two Burgos and Fabian were charged with seven drug charges and Jackson was charged with 12 drugs and weapons charges, according to police.

A .380 caliber Smith & Wesson handgun, a 40 caliber Glock 22, a Remington 870 12 Gauge shotgun were seized in the raid in both first and second floors. 8 ball point bullets and 1 hollow point bullets were seized, authorities said.

10 shotgun shells were also seized. 19 baggies of crack cocaine, 4 glassine envelopes of heroin, 3 baggies of marijuana, 15 Xanax pills, and drug paraphernalia was taken as evidence, police said.

$567.00 was confiscated as drug proceeds from R. Burgos and $218.00 from Michael Fabian, police said.

“This is indicative of Paterson Narcotic’s tireless efforts in removing weapons and drugs from our streets,” police director Jerry Speziale said.