2 are charged with selling prescription narcotics in Medina
MEDINA – Two people were arrested on Thursday for selling prescription narcotics in Medina.
The Orleans County Major Felony Crime Task Force, Orleans County Sheriff’s Department and Medina Police Department executed a search warrant at 14 Edgewood Drive in the Applewood Trailer Park, where police seized prescription pills (200 MG morphine pills and Zanax), cash, packaging material, several rifles and shotguns, and other drug paraphernalia, The Major Felony Crime Task Force reported.
Police arrested Allen E. Snook, 33, of 14 Edgewood Drive. He was charged with two counts each of criminal sale and criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree, which are class B felonies.
Police also arrested Betty J. Russell, 57, of 1004 West Ave., who allegedly was selling hydrocodone pills. She was charged with two counts each of both criminal sale and criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree.
Both Snook and Russell were arraigned in Ridgeway Town Court by Town Justice Joseph Kujawa. They were both committed to Orleans County Jail on $25,000 bail. The investigation is ongoing and more charges are pending, the Task Force reported.