Johnson City

The Victory Building Set to be Redeveloped

The Victory Building in Johnson City is slated to be redeveloped into 228 affordable senior apartments. The former Endicott-Johnson building has been owned by Broome County since 2015. Yesterday, the County announced that 59 Lester Empire LLC will redevelop the property. In addition to the apartments, the developers plan commercial space on the first floor.…

Bronx Man Arrested in Drug Bust

The Broome County Special Investigations Unit Task Force has concluded an investigation into the sale of methamphetamine in the Broome County area. 32-year-old Forest Byrd of the Bronx was arrested in a parking lot on Harry L Drive in Johnson City. Byrd was found to have three ounces of meth in his possession. In a…

Two Injured in Johnson City Bar Fight

Johnson City Police responded to the report of shots fired at Wilson Hospital last Wednesday, however an investigation quickly determined that no shots were fired. Two people had arrived at Wilson Hospital with injuries from an assault that had just occurred at the Hookah Heaven bar on Main Street in JC. A secondary disturbance erupted…

Arrest Made in Johnson City Heroin Case

The Broome County Special Investigations Unit Task Force concluded an investigation into the sale of heroin Wednesday. Investigators attempted to take the target of the investigation, 24-year-old Raman Punter of Binghamton, into custody in the parking lot of the Walmart in Johnson City. Punter fled on foot onto nearby railroad tracks. He was caught shortly…

JC Police Make Drug Arrest Following Chase

The Johnson City Police report that they arrested 37-year-old Craig Anderson of Great Bend, Pennsylvania last week. An officer attempted to have Anderson pull over for a traffic violation. Anderson refused to pull over, eventually stopping at Grand Avenue. Anderson then took off on foot, while throwing away packages of heroin, meth, and brass knuckles.…

Arrest Made on Illegal Sale of Weapon Charge

A Broome County police investigation has resulted in an arrest on three felony Weapons charges. 36-year-old Gerald Johnson, of Flint, Michigan is alleged to have made an illegal sale of a firearm in Johnson City. He was arraigned in the Town of Deposit Court and remanded to the Broome County Jail. Bail was set at…

Sex Offender Arrested for Rape

Yesterday, Johnson City Police arrested a Level 2 Registered Sex Offender on rape charges. 30-year-old Islam Greene is alleged to have had relations with a 13-year-old girl. Greene was arraigned in Town of Union Court and remanded to the Broome County Jail pending further action in Broome County Court.

Domestic Dispute Results in Contempt Arrest

Johnson City Police made an arrest for felony Criminal Contempt following a domestic incident in the Village. 29-year-old Jorge Torres of Binghamton refused to leave his ex-girlfriend’s apartment. A verbal altercation ensued and Torres grabber the ex-girlfriend around the neck, while she was holding their 9-month-old child. All 3 fell to the floor. A roommate…