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Clifton Stabbing Investigation Ends in Arrest of Passaic Man


Passaic County officials reported that based upon an investigation by the Clifton Police Department, Raul Ramirez, 42, from Passaic, was arrested on July 9, in relation to a stabbing investigation that took place on June 26 in the area of Randolph Avenue and Ackerman Avenue in Clifton.

At approximately 11:23 p.m., members of the Clifton Police Department were dispatched to the area of Randolph Avenue and Ackerman Avenue in Clifton on a report of a stabbing.

Responding officers located a 24-year-old male Passaic resident who sustained a non-fatal stab wound.

Officials state that the 24-year-old male was transported to Saint Joseph’s University Medical Center in Paterson for treatment.

Based on the investigation, Raul Ramirez was identified as the actor who stabbed the 24-year-old male, and an arrest warrant was issued.

According to officials, Mr. Ramirez is charged with Attempted Murder, First Degree; Aggravated Assault, Second Degree; Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose, Third Degree and Unlawful Possession of a Weapon, Fourth Degree.

A criminal complaint is merely an accusation. Despite this accusation, defendants are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.