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2 from Brockport face drug charges following investigation in Orleans

Staff Reports Posted 22 December 2014 at 12:00 am

BROCKPORT – Two Brockport residents face multiple drug charges following a three-month-investigation into the sale and distribution of cocaine and marijuana in Orleans County and the Village of Brockport, the Orleans County Major Felony Crime Task Force reported today.

Jesus M. Vargas

The Task Force and the Brockport Police Department on Friday executed a search warrant at 18 North Main St., Apt. 111 – The Villager Apartments – and arrested two individuals on drug charges.

Police seized more than two ounces of cocaine, three pounds of marijuana, more than $5,000 in cash, and scales, packaging and other drug paraphernalia.

The following were arrested:

Jesus M. Vargas, 35, of 18 North Main St., Apt. 111. He was charged with five counts of criminal sale of a controlled substance in the third degree (a Class B felony).

Vargas was arraigned in the Town of Murray Court by the Judge Gary Passarell. Vargas was committed to Orleans County Jail without bail due to his previous criminal history, the Task Force reported. Vargas is to return to Murray court on Dec. 24 at 4 p.m.

He faces further charges regarding criminal possession of a controlled substance and criminal possession of marijuana in Monroe County, the Task Force said.

Tabitha L. Drager, 21, of 18 North Main St., Apt. 111. She was charged with two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree (a Class B felony) and one count of criminal possession of marijuana in the second degree.

Drager was arraigned in the Town of Sweden Court and committed to the Monroe County Jail. She is to return to Sweden court on Dec. 23 at 3 p.m.