A Johnson City couple is accused of drug dealing in the area.

Members of the Broome County Special Investigations Unit Task Force raided a home on Allen Street in the Village Tuesday, May 3 and arrested 30 year old Jamel Stepney and 23 year old Ashley Barnett.

Authorities say they seized about 25 grams of crack cocaine, drug packaging materials, marijuana and $900 in suspected drug-sale proceeds.

Stepney was also found to be in violation of conditions of parole.

Stepney is additionally charged with felony tampering with evidence, criminally using drug paraphernalia and unlawful possession of marijuana.

Barnett is charged with two felony counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance, felony evidence tampering and a violation count of unlawful possession of marijuana.

Both were sent to the Broome County Jail.


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