Paterson Police Seek Jerson Vasallo for Multiple Armed Robberies
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 • 10:46am
PATERSON, NJ - Police are seeking city resident Jerson Vasallo in connection with a string of armed robberies in the city this month.
According to the results of an investigation initiated by Detective Ritchie Martinez of the Paterson Police Criminal Investigations Division, Vasallo is the suspect in at least three robberies that took place between Aug. 4 and Aug. 25.
According to a statement from the Paterson Police Department, complaints have been signed against Vasallo for the following offenses:
Two counts of first-degree Robbery with Shotgun; one count of Possession of Weapon With Unlawful Purpose and one count of Possession of Unlawful Weapon for the Aug. 25 robbery of 369 21st Ave. at 9:14 p.m.
Two counts of first-degree Robbery with Shotgun; one count of Possession of Weapon With Unlawful Purpose and one count of Possession of Unlawful Weapon for the Aug. 24 robbery of 223 17th Ave.
One count of first-degree Robbery with a large kitchen knife and one count of Possession of Weapon with Unlawful Purpose for the Aug. 4 Robbery of 309 Park Ave. at 1:40 p.m.
The last known address for Vasallo is 725 East 28th St. in Paterson. Vasallo, who is known to frequent the area of Market and East 19th streets, is also under investigation for at least three other recent robberies in the Paterson.
Anyone with information on his whereabouts is urged to contact the Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit at (973) 321-1342.