CHENANGO COUNTY – Chenango County Court was in session on Friday, March 25, to decide the next step in a case regarding the alleged sale of heroin in the City of Norwich.
Fitim R. Latifi, 32, of Sheldon Street in the City of Norwich, was arrested on August 28, 2015. Latifi was picked up by the Chenango County Sheriff's Office for an active arrest warrant issued by the Chenango County Court. The warrant was issued following a sealed indictment presented to a grand jury on August 28, 2015.
Latifi had been under investigation for some time before being picked up for the sale of heroin, according to a press release.
Sheriff’s Office narcotics detectives, road patrol deputies, and members of the Norwich Police Department located Latifi at his residence on Sheldon St. in the City of Norwich. He was indicted on four counts of criminal sale of a controlled substance in the third degree, all class B felonies.