The Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office reports that the arrest of a Town of DeWitt man fter domestic incident has led to the largest drug bust in county history.
On November 3rd at approximately 9:48 pm, Sheriff’s Deputies conducted an investigation into a report that a 26-year old woman was physically assaulted by her husband over the course of several hours before being bound and forced into the trunk of his vehicle at knifepoint and driven around the City of Syracuse.
The woman was eventually freed by the man and immediately notified 911. She was treated at a local hospital for non-life threatening.
A search warrant was later executed at the DeWitt home, where deputies discovered evidence to support the kidnapping along with the discovery of significant drug related items. Additional information developed by detectives led them to a second residence located at 100 Sheridan Place in Syracuse.
A search warrant was executed, which resulted in the recovery of evidence to support the kidnapping along with 25 kilograms of cocaine, which has an estimated street value of over three million dollars and which is the largest seizures in the history of Onondaga County. Detectives also recovered 135 pounds of marijuana and approximately $90,000 in U.S. currency.
Deputies located 38-year old, William Sullivan of108 Cedar Lane, DeWitt. He was charged with multiple offenses related to the alleged kidnapping and the drug seizure.
Detectives also charged 47-year old Anthony Brigman, the owner of the Sheridan Place address. Brigman was charged with multiple drug-related charges.
Both men were arraigned Saturday morning in the City of Syracuse Court before Judge Vanessa Bogan, who denied bail. Sullivan was also arraigned on the charges stemming from the domestic incident.
Since Sullivan’s arrest, he has been indicted on the charges of kidnapping in the 2nd degree, criminal possession of a controlled substance in the 1st and 3rd degree and criminal possession of marijuana in the 1st degree.