Johnson City Raid: Guns, Ammunition, Drugs Seized From Man’s Home
A Johnson City man faces several felony charges after police confiscated loaded handguns, fentanyl and methamphetamine from his village residence.
Authorities said two illegally possessed guns were found during a search of the home at 75 Shelby Street on Tuesday. The residence is located just east of the former Davis College campus off Riverside Drive.
According to the Broome County Special Investigations Unit Task Force, 39-year-old Michael Buchanan was taken into custody.
Buchanan was charged with two counts of criminal possession of a firearm, four counts of criminal possession of a weapon and five counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance.
Police said one of the seized guns had been reported stolen in the state of Kentucky.
In addition to the weapons and drugs, investigators said three illegally possessed large-capacity ammunition feeding devices also were found in the residence.
Drug paraphernalia including scales, packaging materials and cutting agents were confiscated by police.
Buchanan was arraigned and sent to Broome County Jail pending further court action.
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