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Paterson police arrest two, seize heroin, loaded handgun in East 28th Street drug bust

By Jayed Rahman
Published: June 16, 2017

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Acting on a tip from a concerned citizen, detectives arrested two people during a drug bust on East 28th Street and 10th Avenue on Thursday afternoon, said police director Jerry Speziale.

Police arrested city residents Nyja Dejesus, 20, of Fulton Street; and Hudhaifa Johnson, 18, of East 28th Street on various drugs and weapons charges.

Dejesus and Johnson were captured at 12:48 p.m. Police seized 334 glassines of heroin, a loaded Smith and Wesson .40 caliber handgun, and 10 live .40 caliber rounds in the bust.

Dejesus was charged with having a jar of marijuana while Johnson was charged with three drug offenses and two weapons offenses.


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