NORWICH Four were arrested Thursday after uniformed Norwich Police Officers entered a residence on Silver Street at the corner of Mechanic Street in the City of Norwich. All charges against the individuals arrested are drug related. Two of the four were arraigned this morning in Norwich City Court, where more details were shared.
According to authorities, Norwich Police Officers had been aware of the activities at the residence for a matter of weeks. These arrests conclude an investigation into the sales of controlled substances from that residence.
After gathering of evidence and consultation with Chenango County District Attorney Joseph McBride, police applied for a search warrant from Chenango County Court Judge Frank B. Revoir, Jr.
Per a release from the NPD, police seized a large quantity of crack cocaine, heroin, paraphernalia, and cash from the residence.
Amanda L. Strozier, 25, Norwich, was arrested on two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree, a class B felony. One count alleged that she possessed with the intent to sell crack cocaine. Another count alleged she possessed with the intent to sell heroin. Strozier was additionally charged with criminal nuisance in the first degree, a class E felony; criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree, a class A misdemeanor; and criminally using drug paraphernalia in the second degree, a class A misdemeanor.