More Drugs, Weapons and Money in Johnson City Raid
The Broome County Special Investigations Task Force raided homes at 65 Floral Ave. in Johnson City and 133 Chapin Street, Binghamton last Thursday, July 29 and discovered drugs, cash, and a handgun.
Acting on a narcotics search warrant last Thursday the task force seized 5.5 ounces of cocaine, $21,260 in suspected drug sales cash, a loaded hand gun including several rounds of ammunition, and drug packaging materials from the home at 65 Floral Ave in Johnson City.
Police charged 41-year-old Kelvin Bartholomew with multiple counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance and criminal possession of a weapon, and drug paraphernalia.
Police also charged 40-year-old Kashawna Bartholomew with multiple counts of criminal possession of a weapon.
Kelvin Bartholomew was remanded to the custody of Broome County Correctional Facility, and held on an additional warrant for a parole violation.
Kashawna Bartholomew was released after arraignment.
This is the second drug bust in the greater Binghamton area in less than a week, on July 23rd Broome County Sheriffs seized drugs weapons and packaging materials for a residence in Windsor.
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