Paterson fugitive arrested on Main Street with 500 bags of heroin | Paterson Times

Paterson fugitive arrested on Main Street with 500 bags of heroin


A man wanted on a warrant was arrested in downtown Paterson on Thursday, according to Passaic County Sheriff Richard Berdnik.

Mark D. Johnson, 38, of Paterson, was wanted on a drug possession warrant. He was outside of the Friendly Travel Agency at 401 Main Street at 9 a.m. when detectives approached him.

Johnson was searched and had 510 glassine envelopes of heroin in a black plastic bag in his front sweatshirt pocket. Authorities said drugs seized is valued at $3,000 on the street.

Johnson was charged with four drug offenses and taken to the Passaic County Jail.

  • J. Brown.

    Well he didn't have far to go.

  • Paterson Resident

    All these warrants are BS. STOP RELEASING THEM!!!!!!!!!

  • John

    I saw the US Marshall have an all out arrest at least 20 officers surrounded the bldg in downtown paterson the other day and I told myself whomever this person is will probably be doing decades in jail, the nest day I saw this person released again. What a joke. Pathetic.

  • Resident41

    Who ever came up with the catch and release BS should be really proud of how F up NYC and all these little towns are

  • MarquinhoGaucho

    By Grand and Main the junkies are always there. Then they go by the 80 underpass or my the 19 exit ramp and shoot up. See them every morning when I go to work off 19