Paterson police arrested a 15-year-old and a 20-year-old on 13th Avenue and East 33rd Street on Monday evening charged both with weapon and drug possession, said police director Jerry Speazile.
The vehicle s operator, a 15-year-old city resident, was driving through 12th Avenue and East 22nd Street with fake license plates, said the director. Police attempted to conduct a motor vehicle stop, but the suspect continued driving leading to a small chase through the Eastside.
Another suspect Michael Jaikaran, 20, city resident, was in the passenger seat of the car, the director said. Police arrested both suspects on 13th Avenue and East 33rd Street at about 11:50 p.m. on Monday.
An Alert police officers locating a suspicious vehicle ends with another weapon off of our streets, said Speazile. Paterson police officers work extremely hard and I only wish I could share all the stories with the residents.