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2 charged after police find cocaine and fake money in Medina

Staff Reports Posted 5 March 2018 at 4:40 pm

Photo courtesy of Medina Police Department

MEDINA – Two people are facing drug charges after a home search on March 1 by the Medina Police Department and NYS Parole.

An initial search by parole officers located a small amount of marijuana, a baggy containing cocaine, and pills field identified as Hydrocodone and Ecstasy. A corresponding K-9 search of the apartment located an additional 13.2 grams of cocaine and 10.1 grams of marijuana, Medina Police said today.

Law enforcement officers also located are a large sum of money in high denominational bills, as well as three counterfeit $100 bills.

As a result of this joint investigation, the Medina Police Department arrested Collen Poole and Rebekah Champlin and charged both with:

• Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd Degree, more than one half ounce, a Class B Felony.

• Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd Degree, intent to sell, a Class B Felony.

• Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th, a Class A Misdemeanor.

• Unlawful Possession of Marijuana, a violation.

Both were arraigned in the Town of Ridgeway Court. Poole was remanded to the Orleans County Jail with no bail. Champlin was remanded to the Orleans County Jail with $25,000 cash bail or $50,000 bond.

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