2 from Albion face charges for allegedly selling heroin, cocaine

Staff Reports Posted 17 October 2017 at 10:51 am

Pete W. Leiben

ALBION – Two people were charged on Monday after an investigation into the sale and distribution of heroin and cocaine from the city of Rochester to the Albion area, the Orleans County Major Felony Crime Task Force reported.

Teaira L. Reamsnyder

The Task Force and the Albion Police Department on Monday arrested an Albion couple on charges of possession with intent to sell after a vehicle stop on South Main Street in the Village of Albion.

Task Force members seized a small safe disguised as a reading book that contained a quantity of heroin and cocaine packaged for sale, the Task Force reported today.

Police arrested:

Pete W. Leiben, 39, and Teaira L. Reamsnyder, 22, both of 27 North St. They both have been charged with three counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree (Class B felonies) and one count of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the fifth degree (a Class B felony).

Leiben and Reamsnyder were arraigned in Albion Town Court by the Town Justice Joseph Fuller, and were both committed to the Orleans County Jail on $50,000 cash or $100,000 bond. Both are to return to Town Court on Oct. 18 at 9 a.m.

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