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16 face drug charges after arrests in Albion and Carlton

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 1 April 2014 at 12:00 am

ALBION – Law enforcement arrested 16 people today following a six-month investigation into the sale and distribution of crack cocaine, heroin, prescription narcotics and marijuana in the village of Albion, the Orleans County Major Felony Crime Task Force reported.The Task Force, Albion Police Department, Orleans County Sheriff’s Department  and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement executed six search warrants in the village of Albion and one in the town of Carlton.

As a result, police arrested 16 people on multiple sale and possession charges and seized powder cocaine, crack cocaine, prescription narcotics and marijuana.

The following were arrested:

Hardy

J.W. Hardy Jr., 56, of 262 East Bank St., Albion, who was charged with three counts of criminal sale of a controlled substance (CSCS) in the third degree, four counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance (CPCS) in the third degree, one count of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the fifth degree, three counts of criminal nuisance in the first degree, and four counts of unlawfully dealing with a child in the first degree.

Hardy was arraigned in Albion Town Court by Justice Gary Moore. He remanded Hardy to county jail on no bail to his previous criminal history.

Julie A. Hardy, 46, of 262 East Bank St., Albion, who was charged with one count of CPCS in the third degree, one count of CPCS in the fifth degree, and four counts of unlawfully dealing with a child in the first degree.

Hardy was arraigned in Albion Town Court by Justice Moore, and committed to the county jail on $10,000 cash or bond. She is to appear in Town Court on April 4 at 10 a.m.

James

Joseph B. James, 33, of 2 Garden Park Apts., Apt. No. 2. in Albion, who was charged with four counts of CSCS in the third degree, four of CPCS in the third degree, one count of criminal nuisance in the first degree, one count of unlawfully dealing with a child in the first degree, and one count of unlawful possession of marijuana.

James was arraigned in the Town of Gaines Justice Court by Judge Bruce Schmidt, who sent James to the Orleans County Jail on $25,000 cash bail or $50,000 bond. He is due back in court at 10 a.m. on April 7.

Warren

Melissa A. Warren, 28, of 2 Garden Park Apartments., Apt. No. 2, Albion, who was charged with 3 counts of CSCS in the third degree, four counts of CPCS in the third degree, six counts of criminal nuisance in the first degree, and one count of unlawfully dealing with a child in the first degree.

Warren was also arraigned by Judge Schmidt and remanded to county jail on $10,000 cash or bond. She is due back in court on April 7 at 10 a.m.

Ingram

Charles G. Ingram, 58, 175 North Main St., Room No. 20, Albion, who was charged with three counts of CSCS in the third degree, three counts of CPCS in the third degree, four counts of criminal nuisance in the first degree, and one count of CPCS in the seventh degree.

Ingram was arraigned in Albion Town Court by Justice Moore. He remanded Ingram to county jail on no bail to his previous criminal history.

Miles

Stephen W. Miles, 51, of 175 North Main St., Room No. 12, Albion, who was charged with one count of CSCS in the third degree, one count of CPCS in the third degree, one count of CSCS in the fourth degree, one count of CSCS in the fifth degree, two counts of CPCS in the fifth degree, two counts of criminal nuisance in the first degree, one count of CPCS in the seventh degree.

Miles was arraigned in Albion Town Court by Justice Moore. He remanded Miles to county jail on no bail to his previous criminal history.

Read

Dawn M. Read, 42, of 35 North Main St., Room No. 10, Albion, who was charged with one count of CSCS in the fifth degree, one count of CPCS

in the fifth degree, and one count of criminal diversion of prescription medication in the fourth degree.

Read was arraigned in Albion Town Court by Justice Moore. He remanded Read to county jail on no bail to her previous criminal history.

Taylor

Freddie Taylor, 45, of 510 Mt. Read Blvd., Rochester, who was charged with one count of CSCS in the third degree, one count of CPCS in the third degree, one count of CSCS in the fourth degree, one count of CPCS in the fifth degree.

Taylor was arraigned in Albion Town Court by Justice Moore, who sent Taylor to county jail on no bail to his previous criminal history.

Poole

Cheryl A. Poole, 51, of 13475 Gaines Rd., Carlton, who was charged with two counts of CSCS in the fifth degree, and two counts of CPCS in the fifth degree.

Poole was arraigned in the Town of Carlton Justice Court by Justice Patricia Russell.

Poole was committed to the county jail with no bail due to her previous criminal history. Poole is to return back to Carlton court on Friday at 3 p.m.

Taylor

Katherine O. Taylor, 22, of 13475 Gaines Rd. in Carlton, who was charged with three counts of CSCS in the third degree and three counts of CPCS in the third degree.

Taylor was arraigned in Albion Town Court by Justice Moore, and committed to the county jail on $10,000 cash or bond. She is to appear in Town Court on April 4 at 10 a.m.

Forrester

Christine A. Forrester, 43, of 14 Erie St., Albion, who was charged with four counts of CSCS in the fifth degree and four counts of CPCS in the fifth degree.

Forrester was arraigned in Albion Town Court by Justice Moore, and sent to the county jail on $10,000 cash or bond. She is to appear in Town Court on April 4 at 10 a.m.

Saddler

Christopher A. Saddler, 30, of 304 West State St., Albion, who was charged with one count of CSCS in the fifth degree, four counts of CSCS in the fifth degree, five counts of CPCS in the fifth degree, one count of criminal sale of marijuana in the fourth degree, one count of criminal possession of marijuana in the third degree, one count of unlawfully dealing with a child in the first degree, five counts of criminal nuisance in the first degree, and one count of criminal diversion of prescription medication in the fourth degree.

Saddler was arraigned in Albion Town Court by Justice Moore, who sent sent him to the county jail on $10,000 cash or bond. He is to appear in Town Court on April 4 at 10 a.m.

Saddler

Jessica K. Saddler, 22, of 304 West State St., Albion, who was charged with one count of CSCS in the fifth degree, one count of CPCS in the fifth degree, four counts of criminal nuisance in the second degree, one count of criminal sale of marijuana in the fourth degree, one count of criminal possession of marijuana in the third degree, and one count of unlawfully dealing with a child in the first degree.

Saddler was arraigned in Albion Town Court by Justice Moore, who sent sent her to the county jail on $10,000 cash or bond. She is to appear in Town Court on April 4 at 10 a.m.

Thompson

Tony Thompson, 47, of 29 Dale St., Rochester, who was charged with CSCS in the fifth degree and CPCS in the fifth degree.

He was arraigned in Albion court by Justice Moore and remanded to county jail on $10,000 cash or bond. He is to return to court at 10 a.m. on April 4.

Gaddis

Felicia A. Gaddis, 45, of 13475 Gaines Rd. in Carlton, who was charged with one count of CPCS in the seventh degree.

Gaddis was issued an appearance ticket for Carlton Town Court on April 24.

Muscarella

Wade M. Muscarella, 59, of 13475 Gaines Rd. in Carlton, who was charged with one count of CPCS in the third degree.

Muscarella was issued an appearance ticket for Carlton Town Court on April 24.

Law enforcement officers were assisted in the search warrant executions by K-9 units from the Orleans County Sheriff’s Department, Medina Police Department and the Genesee County Sheriff’s Department.

This investigation is still ongoing and further charges and arrests are pending, Task Force Supervising Officer Joe Sacco said.