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2 from Rochester face drug charges in Medina

Staff Reports Posted 28 January 2015 at 12:00 am

MEDINA – Two Rochester residents have been jailed for allegedly selling crack cocaine in the Village of Medina, the Orleans County Major Felony Crime Task Force reported.

Toney

The arrests were made on Tuesday following a six-month investigation into the sale and distribution of crack cocaine from the City of Rochester to Medina.

The Task Force, Orleans County Sheriff’s Department, Greater Rochester Area Narcotics Enforcement Team and Rochester Police Department executed a search warrant at 51 Mead St., Upper Apartment, Rochester.

Police seized approximately 14 grams of crack cocaine, a half pound of marijuana, more than $2,000 in cash, scales, packaging and other drug paraphernalia, the Task Force reported.

The following were arrested:

Keith A. Toney, 36, of 51 Mead St., Upper Apt., who was charged with nine counts of criminal sale of a controlled substance in the third degree (a class B felony).

McMorris

Toney was arraigned in the Town of Shelby Court by Justice Joseph Kujawa. Toney was committed to the Orleans County Jail on $50,000 cash bail. He is appear in Shelby Town Court at 6 p.m. on Thursday.

Lakusha McMorris, 35, of 51 Mead St., Upper Apt., who was charged with three counts of criminal sale of a controlled substance in the third degree (a class B felony).

She was committed to the Orleans County Jail on $20,000 bail after being arraigned by Justice Kujawa. She is appear in Shelby Town Court at 6 p.m. on Thursday.

The Task Force said additional drug charges against McMorris and Toney are pending in Monroe County.