The Evening Sun | Sheriff Seizes “ghost” Weapons, Medication, And Cash From German Home

GERMAN

The

Chenango

County

Sheriff’s

Office

recently

executed

a

no-knock

search

warrant

in

the

Town

of

German,

leading

to

the

capture

of

an

alleged

drug

dealer

along

with

numerous

guns,

drugs,

and

more

than

$3,600

in

cash.

According

to

Chenango

County

Sheriff

Ernest

Cutting,

Jonas

M.

Whaley,

36,

of

German

was

arrested

after

members

of

the

Broome-Chenango-Endicott

SWAT

team

executed

a

no-knock

search

warrant

at

approximately

5:30

a.m.

on

September

21

at

a

residence

located

at

3157

County

Road

2

in

the

Town

of

German.

Cutting

said

police

found

approximately

four

ounces

of

methamphetamine

along

with

13

long

guns,

including

two

AR15’s

with

30

round

magazines

and

four

pistols.

“This

warrant

was

the

result

of

a

long-term

investigation

that

started

off

in

February

of

this

year,

and

we

were

concerned

about

the

information

we

had

received

describing

numerous

guns,

which

we

ended

up

finding

in

the

residence.”

He

said

several

of

the

firearms

were

recovered

fully-loaded

with

rounds

in

the

chamber.

He

added

that

two

of

the

guns

recovered

were

“ghost

guns,”

meaning

they

are

unserialized

and

untraceable

firearms,

along

with

hundreds

of

rounds

of

ammunition

were

recovered

along

with

over

$3,600

in

cash.

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