Defendant: James Bachman (DOB 04/17/50)

Jan. 27, 2020 -- Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. announced James Bachman of New Rochelle was arraigned Friday (1/24) in New Rochelle City Court on drug and weapons charges.
He was arrested by New Rochelle Police and charged with the following:

  • 2 counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree, a class B felony
  • 6 counts of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree, a class C violent felony

Bachman was remanded to Westchester County Jail.

New Rochelle Police arrested James Bachman on Jan. 24, 2020, after an investigation into sales of narcotics in the area. On a warrant served for a New Rochelle location, the felony complaint alleges, police found cocaine and the materials to produce it. In addition, they seized five firearms including three revolvers and two semi-automatic pistols. Ammunition for all of the weapons was also recovered.

Bachman appeared in court on Jan. 27, 2020, for a conference and his next court date is scheduled for Feb. 5, 2020.

The Investigations Division Gang, Firearms and Narcotics Bureau is prosecuting the case.

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