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2 jailed after charged with selling drugs in Albion

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 5 June 2014 at 12:00 am

ALBION – Two people have been jailed after being arrested for selling drugs in Albion and Lockport, the Orleans County Major Felony Crime Task Force is reporting today.

The arrests came on Wednesday after an investigation into the possession, sale and distribution of crack cocaine, prescription narcotics and marijuana from the city of Lockport to the village of Albion.

The Major Felony Crime Task Force, along the Albion Police Department, arrested a Buffalo man and Lockport woman in the parking lot of the Family Dollar in Albion at 162 South Main St.

A search warrant was executed on a vehicle at the Family Dollar and two people were arrested for sale and possession. Police seized crack cocaine, marijuana and prescription narcotics from the vehicle search.

With assistance from the Lockport Police Department, a secondary search was conducted in Lockport at 165 Erie St. The Task Force said nearly an ounce of crack cocaine, a quantity of marijuana and numerous prescription pills were seized.

The following were arrested:

Cobb

Brosius

Timothy J. Cobb, 30, of 1015 Lafayette Ave., Buffalo. He was charged with two counts of criminal sale of a controlled substance in the third degree (a class B felony), three counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree (a class B felony), two counts of CPCS in the fifth degree, one count of CSCS in the fifth degree, one count of criminal sale of marijuana in the fourth degree and one count of unlawful possession of marihuana.

Cobb was arraigned in the Town of Barre Justice Court by Judge Richard A. DeCarlo Jr. and committed to the Orleans County Jail without bail due to his previous criminal history, the Task Force reported.

Amanda K. Brosius
, 33, of 165 Erie St., Lockport. She was charged with three counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree, two counts of criminal sale of a controlled substance in the third degree, five counts of CPCS in the fifth degree, four counts of CSCS in the fifth degree, two counts of criminal diversion of a prescription in the fourth degree, one count of criminal sale of marijuana in the fourth degree, and one count of unlawfully dealing with a child in the first degree.

Brosius was arraigned in the Town of Albion Justice Court by Judge Kevin J. Howard and was committed to the county jail on $10,000 cash bail or $20,000 bond.

Both are to appear at Albion Town Court on June 10 at 9 a.m.