2 from Shelby face drug and weapons charges

Staff Reports Posted 3 June 2021 at 2:03 pm

SHELBY – Two residents in Shelby are facing drug and weapons charges, the Orleans County Major Felony Crime Task Force said today.

Joey Johnson

Joey M. Johnson, 33, and Summer Dee Wisniewski, both of 4643 South Gravel Rd. were charged on Wednesday after an investigation into the sale and distribution of crack cocaine and fentanyl in the town of Shelby and the village of Medina, the Task Force said.

The Task Force, with assistance from the New York State Police S.O.R.T. (Special Operations Response Team), the Orleans County Sheriff’s Department, Orleans County Sheriff’s K9, Albion Police K9 and NYS parole executed a search warrant at 4643 South Gravel Rd. arrested Johnson and Wisniewski on numerous drug and weapons charges.

Summer Dee Wisniewski

Law enforcement also seized over 16 grams of crack cocaine, several packages of fentanyl, $5,000 in cash and a loaded 9 mm semi-auto pistol which was determined to be stolen.

Johnson and Wisniewski both were charged with 2 counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree, (class B felonies), 1 count of criminal possession of a weapon in the third degree (class D felony), and 1 count of criminal possession of stolen property in the fourth degree (class E felony).

The two were arraigned in CAP Court by Shelby Town Justice Dawn Keppler. Johnson was committed to Orleans County Jail on $500 cash bail or $1,000 bond. He is currently on NYS parole and a parole detainer was filed at the Orleans County Jail where he is being held.

Wisnieskski was also committed to the Orleans County Jail on $500 cash bail or $1,000 bond. She has an outstanding warrant out of the state of Texas and is being held on a fugitive from justice warrant.

Both are to return back to the Shelby Town Court on June 29 for further court proceedings

This investigation is ongoing, and further charges and arrests are pending, the Task Force said.

Provided photo: Law enforcement seized cash, crack cocaine and a loaded pistol that was allegedly stolen.