2 from Medina charged for selling prescription opiates, marijuana candies
MEDINA – Two people from Medina were charged on Wednesday after an investigation into the sale and distribution of prescription opiates and edible marijuana candies, the Orleans County Major Felony Crime Task Force reported.
The Task Force worked with the Medina Police Department and ICE/Homeland Security Investigations to execute a search warrant at 715 South Main St, lower apartment, in Medina.
Police seized a quantity of prescription opiates (hydrocodone), a quantity of edible marijuana chocolate, edible marijuana gummy bears, a quantity of THC oil (delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol)-(a controlled substance), numerous molds for making the marijuana candy, marijuana and other drug paraphernalia.
The marijuana edibles are made with THC oil extracted from the marijuana plant, which is the most potent form of marijuana called THC (delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol), the Task Force said. This oil is then mixed with sugar, water and corn syrup, cooked and poured into molds. it is also added to chocolate and into baked goods.
The following have been charged:
• Jeremy L. Lonnen, 27, of 715 South Main St., lower apartment, Medina, who has been charged with1 count of criminal sale of a controlled substance in the fifth degree and 1 count of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the fifth degree, both class D felonies.
• Nakeisha A. Colf, 23, of the same address has been charged with 1 count of criminal sale of a controlled substance in the fourth degree, a class C felony, and 1 count of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the fifth degree, a class D felony.
Lonnen and Colf were arraigned in the Shelby Tow Court by Town Justice Dawn Keppler. Lonnen was committed to the Orleans County Jail on $50,000 cash bail or $100,000 bond. Colf was committed to the jail on $25,000 cash bail or $50,000 bond. They are to return back to the Shelby Town Court on June 19 at 1 p.m.
This investigation is ongoing, and further charges will be filed pending lab results, the Task Force said.