Guns Seized/Chenango County Man Found Flushing Meth.
Chenango County Sheriff’s officials say, with the help of the Broome-Chenango-Endicott SWAT Team, authorities caught a Town of German man trying to flush methamphetamine down the toilet and confiscated several illegal guns and ammunition.
36-year-old Jonas Whaley is facing numerous felony charges and is accused of trafficking narcotics from his home since February, 2021.
Sheriff’s officials say authorities executed a “no-knock” warrant at Whaley’s home on County Road 2 September 21 following a lengthy narcotics investigation.
Deputies say they found Whaley trying to flush meth down his toilet. Four ounces of the drug was recovered from the bathroom and around the residence.
Law enforcement officers also found 13 long guns, including two AR15 assault rifles with 30-round magazines and four pistols. Authorities say several of the weapons were loaded with rounds in the chamber. Two of the firearms were so-called “ghost guns” that lack serial numbers and are otherwise untraceable. Hundreds of rounds of ammunition were also confiscated along with $3,600 cash.
Whale is charged with felony counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance, criminal possession of a weapon and tampering with evidence as well as misdemeanor criminal use of drug paraphernalia.
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