Cop Beaten, Heroin Network Busted Top Local News

Here is a look back at some of the top Wayne stories this week.

Here is a recap of the top stories from Thanksgiving week.

Two Wayne men were charged with aggravated assault on a police officer and resisting arrest after they attempted to flee during a traffic stop on Packanack Lake Road Tuesday night, police reported.

In addition to the assault and resisting arrest charges, the men were charged with obstruction, hindering apprehension, possession of more than 50 grams of marijuana and possession with intent to distribute.

Students Organize Food for Needy Families

More than Wayne Hills 100 students from the school’s national honor society collected vegetables and created bundles of food for needy families for Thanksgiving.

15 Arrested in Heroin Supply Network Bust

More than a dozen individuals were arrested for running a major North Jersey network that allegedly distributed millions of dollars of heroin to a number of processing mills and stash houses in Paterson, authorities announced.

The network is thought to have supplied multiple kilos of Columbian heroin a week to other suppliers and large-scale dealers in North Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Washington, D.C.

A last-minute attempt to save the jobs of more than 18,000 Hostess employees, including more than 300 in Wayne, was held Tuesday following a mediation session with the 82-year-old company and a workers union.

Black Friday Shoppers Come Out Early for Deals

Shoppers eager to get in on some early holiday deals lined up outside Wayne stores all day and night Thursday. Some got in line as early as 11 a.m. on Thanksgiving morning.


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