Haskell Pot Farmer Tops Passaic County News Last Week

Here's a look at the five stories that topped Passaic County news last week:

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Zachary Ryan Wuester Photo Credit: COURTESY: Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office

MARIJUANA MAN: Authorities in California captured a Haskell man, continued their search for an accused accomplice from Clifton and announced the identities of other suspects -- including a Westchester man -- in the brutal killing of a marijuana farmer who hired them to trim his crops.

#CHOCOLATE: Laurie's Homemade Candies has been providing delectable chocolate treats to Passaic County for decades -- and will help make the upcoming holidays beautiful and tasty -- but owner Laurie Walker's training almost didn't happen.

KILLER ON THE LOOSE: Paterson police early Tuesday nabbed a fugitive wanted in Puerto Rico on attempted murder charges.

THERAPIST LENDS A HAND: That Christian Gartner of Ringwood only has one hand has never been reason enough to keep him from chasing his dreams. In fact, that was his motivator.

MANNEQUIN CHALLENGE: A Wayne pizza shop has jumped in on an viral internet sensation, the Mannequin Challenge.

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