NORWICH- 28-year-old Miguel A. Abreu has opted to change his plea from not guilty to guilty regarding the top charge of the indictment stemming from an arrest made last November.
"It was a good day for both the Norwich Police Department and the District Attorney's Office,” said Chenango County District Attorney Joseph A. McBride.
In lieu of a hearing set to take place on July 20, 2015 on the matter stemming from a no knock drug related bust last November. Miguel A. Abreu age 28, opted to change his plea from not guilty to guilty of the top charge of the indictment before the hearing could take place.
Abreu has pled guilty to the top charge, which was criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree, a class B felony. Abreu will be sentenced to 5 years in the New York State Department of Corrections with 3 years post-release supervision.