no avatar

Local man faces two-count felony indictment

Norwalk Reflector Staff • Jul 21, 2013 at 3:51 PM

A New Haven man facing breaking-and-entering and tampering-with-evidence charges in connection with a drug-related search warrant was one of 11 people indicted Friday by a grand jury. At least seven of those 11 cases are drug-related.

Michael B. Amburgey, 27, of 3987 West St., was indicted on one count of tampering with evidence and one count of breaking and entering in connection with a late June incident.

"There was a significant amount of heroin-related paraphernalia at the home," said Detective Sgt. Josh Querin of the Huron County Sheriff's Office.

The detective said it appeared Amburgey tried to get rid of some potential evidence beforehand.

"Michael Amburgey thought the Huron County Sheriff's Office might be on to him for abusing drugs at the home," Querin said. "So ... he took a number of those drug-related items along with insulation, which contained copper, at one time and discarded them in a Dumpster in Plymouth."

It was later determined the insulation was stolen from New Haven Supply, he said.

"We believe he (Amburgey) stole this insulation from New Haven Supply on several occasions," Querin said. "We were able to recover 60 to 70 pounds of insulation without the wire."

A story that includes the rest of the indictments was published in Saturday's Norwalk Reflector.

Recommended for You

    Norwalk Reflector Videos