Two people are being held in connection with an investigation into methamphetamine sales and distribution in Broome County.

Police took 25 year old Alec Gennarelli of New Milford into custody on Pennsylvania Avenue in the City of Binghamton and said he had meth ready for sale, a loaded handgun, 2 daggers, a billy club and $5,422 in suspected drug proceeds while 33 year old Patrick Brown of Binghamton was found in possession of $10,384 in suspected drug proceeds.

The Broome County Special Investigations Unit Task Force and Binghamton Police Community Response Team say the street value of the methamphetamine is put at around $27,000.

Gennarelli is charged with felony counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance with over two ounces of methamphetamine, criminal possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell and criminal possession of a weapon as well as two misdemeanor counts of criminal possession of a weapon.

Brown is charged with felony criminal possession of a controlled substance with over two ounces of methamphetamine, criminal possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell and criminal sale of a controlled substance.

The investigation is continuing.