Brooklyn Man Wanted for Homicide Arrested on Drug Charges in Binghamton
A man wanted for homicide in New York City has been arrested on drugs and firearm charges in Binghamton.
According to a press release from the Broome County Special Investigations Unit Task Force, on January 18, members of the task force attempted to take Taykwann Browne of Brooklyn into custody.
Police say Browne was operating a vehicle on Binghamton's east side when he fled the officers, driving away at a high speed. Browne was then involved in a motor vehicle accident, where the driver of the other car told authorities Browne continued to flee.
Once located, police found one loaded 9mm Ruger handgun, approximately 12.9 grams of fentanyl pills, and drug paraphernalia items used in the sale and distribution of controlled substances.
As a result, Taykwann Browne was arrested and transported to the Binghamton Police Department to be processed on the following charges:
- Attempted Assault in the 1st degree
- Reckless Endangerment in the 1st degree
- Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd degree
- Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 4th degree
- Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 2nd degree
- Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 3rd degree
- Criminal Using Drug Paraphernalia in the 2nd degree
- Obstruction of Governmental Administration 2nd degree
- Resisting Arrest
- Criminal Trespass in the 3rd degree