The Chenango County Sheriff’s Office arrested 28-year-old Joshua Thomas of New Berlin for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance. The Narcotics Division conducted a traffic stop in the Village of Oxford Saturday morning, Thomas was found to be in possession of heroin, he was taken into custody and processed & is scheduled to appear in the Village of Oxford Court at a later date.
Norwich Aero announced that they would close up early next year, putting 120 employees out of work. Norwich Aero was founded in 1983 and specialized in manufacturing temperature, pressure, speed and mass flow sensors, and the manufacturing work will be relocated to Mexico.
The Chenango County Sheriff’s Office arrested 22-year-old Joshua Wishart and 24-year-old Allen Sorrell of Rome, Sunday. The 2 are accused of running out of the Norwich Wal-Mart after stealing merchandise. The 2 were apprehended after a brief foot chase, both were found with stolen property, Sorrell was also found with a hypodermic instrument. Wishart and Sorrell were arraigned in the Town of Norwich Court on charges of conspiracy, resisting arrest & petty larceny, Sorrell was also charged with criminal possession of a hypodermic instrument. They were sent to the Chenango County Correctional Facility on $10,000 cash bail.
Congressman Richard Hanna officially announced he would seek re-election in 2014. Hanna was elected in 2010; the 22nd District includes all of Chenango, Cortland, Madison and Oneida counties and parts of Broome, Herkimer, Oswego and Tioga counties.