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3 face drug charges in Medina after crack cocaine investigation

Staff Reports Posted 10 December 2019 at 5:22 pm

MEDINA – Three people were charged today after an investigation into the sale and distribution of crack cocaine in the Village of Medina.

The Orleans County Major Felony Crime Task Force, the Medina Police Department, Orleans County Sheriff’s Department and the Orleans County Multi-Agency SWAT executed a search warrant at 107 South Ave. and arrested two individuals on numerous drug charges. A third suspect related to the investigation was located at a different location by the Medina Police Department and was also arrested on drug charges.

Police seized over an ounce of crack cocaine packaged for sale, $874 in cash, a loaded 380 semi-auto hand gun with defaced serial numbers, a stun gun, numerous packages of synthetic marijuana, scales, packaging and other drug paraphernalia.

The following were charged:

Brandon Askew

Brandon Askew, 40, of 107 South Ave., Medina. He was charged with 2 counts of criminal sale of a controlled substance in the third degree (Class B felonies) and 4 counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree (Class B felonies). He also was charged with 1 count of criminal possession of a weapon in the third degree (Class D felony).

Lisa Mailman

Lisa Mailman, 48, of 107 South Ave., Medina. She charged with 2 counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree.

Mathew Parker, 30, no known address, was charged with 2 counts of criminal sale and 2 counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree.

Askew and Mailman were arraigned in Shelby Town Court by Town Justice Dawn Keppler. Askew was committed to the Orleans County Jail on $100,000 cash bail or $100,000 bond. Mailman was committed to the Orleans County Jail on $20,000 cash bail or $20,000 bond. Both are to return to Shelby Town Court on Dec. 13 at 10 a.m.

Parker was also arraigned by Justice Keppler in Shelby Town Court and was committed to the Orleans County Jail without bail due to his previous criminal history, the Task Force said in a news release. Parker is to return back to Town Court on Dec. 13 at 10 a.m.

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

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