Police: Man arrested for possessing handgun in Paterson

Police say a man was arrested for carrying a .22-caliber handgun. (6/21/14)

EDISON - A man was arrested in Paterson Friday night after police discovered he was carrying a loaded gun. 

Detectives came across the man just after midnight near Jefferson and North Main streets. They say we was carrying a Glock 22 handgun.

The suspect was taken into custody without incident and processed at police headquarters.

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He is facing criminal charges for possession of a weapon.

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