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4 arrested, 4 sought in Paterson robberies

Monday, January 23, 2012

There were some arrests made in the ring of taxi cab and delivery men robberies, but police are still looking for some of the women's accomplices.

The rash of attack happened in Paterson.

One of the victims was a Domino's delivery man.

He was savagely pistol whipped for $10 in his pocket and the pizza he was innocently delivering.

Police believe a group of young and violent thugs have been terrorizing the streets of Paterson recently.

Basically preying on those trying to make an honest living.

There are arrest warrants for 20-year-old Nakeem Brown, 18-year-old Lyndon Hightower, and 19-year-old Edward Porter, also known as "Money Bags".

Detectives believe they and their friends have been targeting bodega owners, cab drivers and fast food delivery men.

Investigators say the teenage girls would lure the victims to certain locations where the men would be waiting with guns in hand.

On Friday, police got their first break when they arrested 34-year-old Kizzy Gonzalez.

Monday night, 18-year-old Breonna Jackson and 20-year-old Khadir Jackson turned themselves in.

Also now in custody, is 22-year-old Lamar Adamson.

Authorities are still searching for four others.

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