The FBI arrested a sixth Paterson police officer on Tuesday morning as part of its corruption investigation, announced U.S. attorney Craig Carpenito.
A federal grand jury formally charged police officer Eudy Ramos in a nine-count indictment for allegedly violating civil rights of individuals and filing multiple false reports to conceal his criminal conduct.
A fifth city police officer was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly violating citizen’s civil rights as part of a sweeping federal probe.
Police officer Jonathan Bustios admitted to violating people’s civil rights and committing extortion. He is the third police officer to plead guilty in a federal probe that targeted corrupt police officers in the Paterson police force.
Police officer Roger Then has pleaded guilty to concealing his partner’s assault of a suicidal man at St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center.
A federal grand jury indicted 29-year-old police officer Roger Then on Friday for allegedly assaulting an attempted suicide victim at St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center, according to U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito.
Police officer Ruben McAusland pleaded guilty to dealing drugs using his department vehicle on Wednesday morning. His conviction is the first in a police corruption probe that led to the arrest of four police officers and the suspension of two others.