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Police arrest individual on drug-related charges during parole visit in Johnson City

JOHNSON CITY (WBNG) — Authorities in Johnson City say an individual was arrested at the Red Roof Inn on drug-related charges Wednesday evening.

The Johnson City Police Department says it has arrested 25-year-old Legend G. Williams of Binghamton and charged them with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the 3rd degree, a class B felony.

He was also charged with criminally using drug paraphernalia in the 2nd degree, a misdemeanor.

The police department says officers responded to the Red Roof Inn to assist parole officers with a parolee who was at the location.

Police say Williams was in the hotel room with the parolee and was found to be in possession of 2.6 grams of crack-cocaine and “various” drug paraphernalia.

Authorities also said Williams had $480 on him, which was seized as suspected drug proceeds.

The Johnson City Police Department says Williams was transported to central arraignment and remanded to the Broome County Jail.

Matthew Benninger

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