NORWICH – Norwich Police officers and U.S. Marshals arrested an alleged drug trafficking fugitive from North Carolina, who had been been on the run after being arrested for drug crimes in that state.
Police said Ryheem Miller had been hiding out in the City of Norwich for the last few weeks. Miller, age 32, of North Carolina, was wanted on a felony warrant over drug charges filed by North Carolina officials.
The Norwich PD reported, “...At approximately 8:30 a.m. the Norwich City Police Department as well as the U.S. Marshals Service New York/New Jersey Regional Fugitive Task Force responded to a residence on Columbia Street in the City of Norwich and took Ryheem Miller into custody without incident.”
Detective Sergeant Reuben Roach said, “The Norwich Police Department and the U.S. Marshals were able to collaborate and take a dangerous person into custody without anyone getting hurt, and that is a win for this community.”
Ryheem was transported to Broome County for arraignment in federal court by the U.S. Marshals Service. Pending his appearance, he will likely remain in custody and be extradited back to North Carolina to face justice said police.