A Chenango County Sheriff's drug investigation has landed a Norwich man in jail facing multiple drug charges including both felonies and misdemeanors.

Aaron Johnson, 24, of the Town of Norwich was arrested following an investigation into illegal drug use and sales in Chenango County.  On April 22, 2021, at approximately 11:00 a.m. Johnson was arrested by Chenango County Sheriff deputies and agency detectives.  This followed a search warrant which was issued to the Chenango County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Division to search a residence at 124 Beale Street in Norwich.

According to the sheriff's office, although the investigation is still an ongoing process, Sheriff Cutting reports that the search turned up numerous drugs including methamphetamine and other controlled substances.  Rogers was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Fifth Degree (Class D Felony), Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Seventh Degree (Class A Misdemeanor), Criminally Using Drug Paraphernalia in the Second Degree (Class A Misdemeanor) as a result of the Search Warrant.

Under the new New York State Bail Reform Laws, Aaron Johnson was released on appearance tickets and is scheduled to appear in the Town of Norwich Court on a later date.

The Chenango County Sheriff's Office was assisted by the Norwich City Police Department during the investigation.

For more details on this drug investigation in Chenango County please visit the sheriff's Facebook page by CLICKING HERE.

Congratulations to the Chenango County Sheriff's Department and the Norwich City Police for the great job you do for us all.

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