NORWICH – A man charged for his involvement in a $5,000 heroin bust from last spring changed his plea and was sentenced on Monday in Chenango County Court before Judge Frank B. Revoir, Jr.
John A. Zangari, 52, Norwich, was charged on May 28 of this year with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree (with intent to sell), a class B felony, and criminal nuisance in the first degree, a class E felony.
Zangari and his girlfriend, Lynn M. Minck, 45, Norwich, were pulled over by the Norwich City Police Department last May at 5:35 p.m. on Rexford Street in Norwich. They were on their way back from New York City when they were stopped and searched. The couple was searched following a joint investigation by the NPD and the Chenango County Sheriff's Office.