Three alleged drug dealers were arrested, including one who pointed a handgun at a passing vehicle, on Governor Street, according to public safety director Jerry Speziale.
Raekwon Everett, 20, of Paterson; Tyjier Sisco, 19, of Paterson; and a 17-year-old Paterson boy, were allegedly engaging in a drug distribution operation on Governor and Carroll streets on Friday.
Everett was observed pulling out a handgun from his waist and pointing it at a passing vehicle. Police quickly moved in and placed all three under arrest.
Police seized a 380 caliber HighPoint semiautomatic handgun and two rounds. Police also seized 17 pieces of crack cocaine and 54 glassine envelopes of heroin.
Sisco was charged with several drug offenses. Everett and the 17-year-old were charged with drugs and weapons offenses, police said.