The police seized a loaded Glock handgun from an alleged drug dealer on Summer Street, according to public safety director Jerry Speziale.
Christian Belfield, 42, of Paterson, was arrested on numerous drugs and weapons offenses on Friday.
Police observed him operating a vehicle and selling drugs from it on Summer Street and Hamilton Avenue.
Detectives made contact with him and seized 40 bags of crack cocaine and a loaded Glock 9MM handgun with 8 rounds, four being hollow point ammos. They also seized $833 in suspected drug proceeds.
Belfield is being held at the Passaic County Jail pending a court hearing.