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Crack cocaine and cash seized in Otsego County raid

WORCESTER, N.Y. (WBNG) — The Otsego County Sheriff’s Office says two people are facing multiple charges after a search warrant was executed at their home in the town of Worcester.

According to deputies, more than an ounce of crack cocaine, a switchblade knife, suboxone, marijuana, more than $2,000 in cash and multiple items of drug paraphernalia consistent with the use and sale of narcotics was seized during the raid.

The sheriff’s office says 30-year-old Jesse Wilson and 29-year-old Samone VanBuren were each charged with the following:

  • Criminal possession of a controlled substance, third degree, class B felony
  • Criminal possession of a controlled substance, seventh degree, class A misdemeanor
  • Two counts, criminally using drug paraphernalia, second degree, class A misdemeanor
  • Criminal possession of a weapon, fourth degree, class A misdemeanor
  • Unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation

Wilson and VanBuren were arraigned in the Town of Worcester Court and sent to the Otsego County Jail on $25,000 cash or $50,000 bond.

They are scheduled to re-appear in court on September 3.

Nicky Hickling

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