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Police Find Guns, Drugs in Johnson City Apartment

The Broome County Special Investigations Unit Task Force executed a search warrant Friday morning at an apartment on Farr Ave in Johnson City. As a result of the search warrant, a loaded sawed-off shotgun, a loaded .38 caliber revolver and a .22 caliber revolver were recovered. Additionally, investigators located approximately 12.6 grams of crack cocaine, 2.5 grams of Fentanyl and Suboxone sublingual strips, and more than $2,100.00 in suspected drug sale proceeds. As a result of the search warrant the following individuals were charged:

Seirra L Pearson:
1. Criminal Possession of a Firearm in violation of NYS Penal Law section 265.01-b, a Class E Felony (3 counts)

Rachel Taborn:
1. Criminal Possession of a Firearm in violation of NYS Penal Law section 265.01-b, a Class E Felony (3 counts)
2. Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 3rd Degree in violation of NYS Penal Law section 265.02 subdivision 1, a Class D Felony (3 counts)
3. Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 2nd Degree in violation of NYS Penal Law section 265.03 subdivision 3, a Class C Felony (2 counts)
4. Criminal Possession of a Firearm in violation of NYS Penal Law section 265.01-b, a Class E Felony (3 counts)
5. Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7th Degree in violation of NYS Penal Law section 220.03, a Class A Misdemeanor.

Anthony Burris:
1. Criminal Possession of a Firearm in violation of NYS Penal Law section 265.01-b, a Class E Felony (3 counts)
2. Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 3rd Degree in violation of NYS Penal Law section 265.02 subdivision 1, a Class D Felony (3 counts)
3. Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 2nd Degree in violation of NYS Penal Law section 265.03 subdivision 3, a Class C Felony (2 counts)
4. Criminal Possession of a Firearm in violation of NYS Penal Law section 265.01-b, a Class E Felony (3 counts)
5. Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd Degree in violation of NYS Penal Law section 220.16 subdivision 1, a Class B Felony (2 Counts)
6. Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd Degree in violation of NYS Penal Law section 220.09 subdivision 1, a Class C Felony.
7. Tampering with Physical Evidence in violation of NYS Penal Law section 215.40, a Class E Felony

 

The Broome County Special Investigations Unit Task Force is comprised of members of the Broome County Sheriff’s Office, the City of Binghamton Police Department, the Village of Johnson City Police Department and the Village of Endicott Police Department. The Broome County Special Investigations Unit Task Force was assisted by the Johnson City Police Department Patrol Division.