The frightening drug fentanyl is claiming more and more lives every day when mistakenly thinking they are buying cocaine or heroin. Even more alarming is that this powerful narcotic is now turning up in unlikely places - like candy!
This Saturday, April 26th from 10-2, the Norwich Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public its eighth opportunity in three years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.
Oneonta Police Department, responding to a report of suspicious activity in the Gilbert Street area, investigated and arrested Jahari DeJaun Brown, 29, and Davon Sanders, 22, both of Utica, on November 14th.
The suspects were charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance for possessing 25 bags of heroin worth approximately $500...
An investigation into a residence thought to be used to sell heroin resulted in a drug bust on Plymouth St. on Tuesday in Norwich. Two men were arrested.
Travis Rivenburg, 33, of 21 Plymouth St., and Kajuan Bunn, 30, of Brooklyn, were both arrested on multiple charges after police allegedly found a quantity of packaged heroin. The two men were arrested without incident.
The Otsego County Sheriff's Office announced Monday that two Oneonta couples were arrested Saturday on felony drug charges following a month long narcotics investigation.
Roy Young, 26, and Kristen Rudnitsky, 23, were arrested following a search of their second floor apartment. The Sheriff's Office says 17 grams of heroin, 51 grams of cocaine and 47 grams of marijuana were found in the apartment.
Alexander Vega, 22, of the Bronx, was arrested for allegedly selling heroin in August and September 2011 in the city of Oneonta.
The arrest comes as a result of Operation Dial Tone, which is a joint narcotics investigation into the heroin distribution from the Bronx into Otsego County.
A dispute Tuesday night on Maple St. in Oneonta resulted in three drug arrests by the Oneonta Police Department.
Police responded to a reported fight in progress at 40 Maple St., and through an investigation, police say drugs were determined to be the cause of the dispute.