Johnson City

Johnson City Man Arrested for Injuring Baby

A Johnson City man was sentenced Friday in Broome County Court for seriously injuring a 5-month-old baby.The 22-year-old man was sentenced to three years in prison and three years of probation.Johnson City Police say he seriously injured his five-month old baby while it was in his care in September of 2015. He was charged with…

Broome Opioid Abuse Council Showcases Resources Available

The Broome Opioid Abuse Council held its first Substance Abuse Treatment Provider Fair Wednesday at the Oakdale Mall. It fair showcased a wide range of resources available to help people and families affected by substance abuse.Organizers say the event will allow people to find the right kind of help they need to recover. Broome County…

JCPD public health alert after heroin overdoses

The Johnson City Police Department issued a public health alert Saturday after three people fatally overdosed on heroin in a 10-hour span. Police believe a “bad batch” of heroin was circulated around the area late last week and want to warn any potential heroin users of the increased overdose risk. They are continuing to investigate.…

JC officials planning two events Monday to revitalize downtown

Johnson City leaders are asking for ideas to revitalize their community. Johnson City officials have scheduled what is called an Innovation District Revitalization Strategy Workshop … that’s the government’s way of asking for ideas about development projects in the downtown area. Two events are scheduled today … first, a walking tour from 5 to 6pm…

Attempted arson in Johnson City

An Endwell man is facing charges in Johnson City after police say he tried to set fire to a multi-family apartment building on Monday. Police accuse 42-year-old Belven Fajardo of trying to set fire to 197 Grand Avenue with two Molotov Cocktails just before 5pm Monday. They say it was a continuation of a domestic…

Man charged after incident at JC Wal-Mart

The Johnson City Police Department has arrested a Binghamton man for causing a disturbance at the Wal-Mart that included breaking the cell phone of the store’s manager. Police say it started on May 12 when 27-year-old Jonathan Morales was not allowed to buy alcohol and asked to leave the store. He refused and grabbed the…

JC Police add charges after stabbing incident

Johnson City Police have added charges against a village man after their investigation of a stabbing on Monday. Initially, they thought 47-year-old Samuel Lambert stabbed a dog in self-defense after being bitten, but their investigation revealed that Lambert assaulted the dog and then attempted to assault the dog’s owner with a knife. He is now…

JC man charged with stabbing dog and dog’s owner

A Johnson City man is facing charges after police say he stabbed a dog and then the dog’s owner yesterday. Police accuse 47-year-old Samuel Lambert of stabbing the victim’s dog earlier in the afternoon, which led to an altercation that resulted in the man receiving stab wounds to his head. He was treated at the…