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Detectives nab Paterson man with gun on Godwin Avenue

By Jonathan Greene
Published: June 10, 2020

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A city man was arrested allegedly in possession of a handgun early Wednesday morning, according to public safety director Jerry Speziale.

Koshawn James, 26-year-old, has been charged with weapons offenses.

Police said he was walking on Godwin Avenue near Carroll Street holding a heavy object in his sweathood pocket at around 2:20 a.m.

Detectives exited their vehicles and James began to run east on Godwin Avenue discarding a .22 caliber revolver on the ground.

James was chased down and arrested, police said.

Detectives Mohammad Bashir, Gilot Castor, and Yamil Pimienta were responsible for the successful arrest and weapon recovery.


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