A Chemung County man who was found with a gun and drugs in Broome County after a police chase in 2021 has pleaded guilty to several charges.

The Department of Justice says Charles Kennedy pleaded guilty to the charges of Conspiracy to Distribute and Possess with Intent to Distribute Controlled Substances, Possession with Intent to Distribute Controlled Substances and Carrying a Firearm in Furtherance of a Drug Trafficking Crime.

In September 2021, Kennedy was involved in a high-speed chase from state police that began in Tioga County from a DWI investigation. Kennedy crashed on Route 17 in Broome County when he tried to jump out of the vehicle. A pistol, meth, cocaine base and powder, fentanyl, marijuana, and a money counting machine were all found.

Kennedy admitted he conspire with others  to distribute and possess with intent to distribute more than 50 grams of meth, cocaine base and powder, heroin, and fentanyl.

Kennedy will be sentenced in November. He faces between 10 years to life and a fine up to $10 million for the possession with intent to distribute controlled substances, and conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute controlled substances charges. He also faces five to life for carrying a gun in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime. This one must run consecutively to any other term of imprisonment and a fine of up to $250,000.

He will also be imposed a term of at least five years of supervised release following any term of imprisonment.