Norwich Police: Local Robbery Suspect Arrested By FBI For Illicit Gun Trafficking
Published: March 22nd, 2024
By: Tyler Murphy

Norwich police: Local robbery suspect arrested by FBI for illicit gun trafficking Norwich police announced the suspect in a head shop robbery, that happened last summer in Norwich, was recently arrested by the FBI for federal crimes. Police said he will also be sent to NY to face local charges. (Images from NPD)

NORWICH – The City of Norwich Police Department announced Friday a man had been taken into custody by federal authorities who is a suspect in an armed head shop robbery that took place on May 23, 2023 in downtown Norwich.

Norwich Police Chief Reuben Roach said Varun Maharajh, 23, of Trinidad, was arrested by federal agents in Florida and would eventually be sent back to Chenango County to answer to local felony charges.

Roach said, “It is reported that Varun was taken into custody on separate federal charges on November 20, 2023, by the Indian River Sheriff’s Office in Florida, after a high-speed chase."


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