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Paterson Raid Turns Up Pot, Cocaine, Gun

East 19th Street off 21st Avenue in Paterson.
East 19th Street off 21st Avenue in Paterson. Photo Credit: GoogleMaps

PATERSON, N.J. -- Paterson police seized a handgun, three ounces of pot and three bags of cocaine while arresting three family members during a drug raid, authorities said Monday.

Arrested after the raid on East 19th Street off 21st Avenue were Miguel Rodriguez, 49, Marta Rodriguez, 55, and Miguel Rodriguez Jr., 27, Police Director Jerry Speziale said.

Recovered along with the 20 bags of marijuana and three of cocaine was a Glock 17 9mm handgun and five illegal Roxicet pills, he said.

All were charged with various drug and weapons charges and released pending a court hearing.

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