Police: Investigation leads to drug arrest in Binghamton

By WBNG News

Police: Investigation leads to drug arrest in Binghamton

June 13, 2013 Updated Jun 13, 2013 at 3:34 PM EDT

(WBNG Binghamton) According to a news release issued Thursday by the New York State Police, a 27-year-old Binghamton man was arrested Wednesday on drug and weapons charges.

According to the news release from New York State Police:

On June 12, 2013, members of the New York State Police, the Vestal Police Department and the Endicott Police Department arrested a Binghamton man after a two-month drug investigation led to the alleged seizure of crack cocaine and a loaded handgun.

State Police charged 27-year-old Charles J. Robinson of Binghamton with three counts of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the third degree, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the third degree;  Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the third degree; Criminally Using Drug Paraphernalia in the second degree,  Endangering the Welfare of a Child, and Unlawful Possession of Marijuana.

The investigation into the sale and possession of crack-cocaine in the Binghamton area lead to a search warrant at Robinson’s residence in the Saratoga Heights apartment complex.

During a search of the residence, police allegedly located approximately seven grams of crack cocaine, a loaded Browning .32 Caliber semi-automatic handgun, a scale, marijuana and $470 in currency.

Robinson was arraigned before City of Binghamton Judge William Pelella and remanded to the Broome County Jail without bail.