PATERSON - Three men have been arrested in Paterson on narcotics charges.

The Passaic County Sheriff's Office has arrested Victor Miranda, Jonny Rivera and Matthew Banta.

Investigators say the men were seen distributing large amounts of drugs throughout the city of Paterson.

They say officers seized more than 250 packets of heroin, a small amount of cocaine, $800 and a 2004 Mercedes Benz 500.