PASSAIC COUNTY, N.J. -- Here's a look at last week's top stories from around Passaic County.
- Passaic County sheriff's officers responding to a report of shots fired overnight Thursday in Paterson arrested two ex-cons and two other men who they said had a pair of handguns.
- A Passaic County prosecutor’s task force smashed a pot-selling network that stretched across four counties with the arrests of 14 people and the seizure of 10 pounds each of pot and THC, more than two pounds of candy laced with the drug and $267,000 in alleged illegal profits during a series of quick-strike raids, authorities said Monday.
- Bergen County pet rescue organizations are seeking donations for several Louisiana shelters in need of emergency evacuations due to recent flooding.
- Two men from Bergen County and two from Passaic County were among 40 charged by state authorities -- one in every county -- with trafficking in child pornography, authorities announced Thursday.
- Renee Valente of Wayne wrapped the newborn’s limp fingers first around those of the mother, then the father.