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4 jailed in drug investigation in Gaines

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 27 March 2014 at 12:00 am

2 also charged with rape after raid by Task Force

Lee Q. Tisdale

Devon Robinson

Four people were jailed after a drug investigation, and two of those people also face charges for rape, the Orleans County Major Felony Crime Task Force reported.

Police made the arrests on Monday following a six-month investigation into the sale and distribution of cocaine, ecstasy and methylone “bath salts” in Orleans County.

The Task Force and Sheriff’s Department executed a search warrant at 2822 Lattin Rd., in the town of Gaines. Police also investigated reports of under-age parties at the residence which involved alcohol, drug use and sex.

As a result of the investigation, the following were arrested:

Lee Q. Tisdale, 43, of 2822 Lattin Rd., Albion, who was charged with two counts of criminal sale and two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree, one count of criminal sale and one count of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the fifth degree.

Tisdale also was charged with third-degree rape.

He was arraigned in the Town of Gaines Justice Court on Monday by Town Justice Bruce Schmidt, who sent Tisdale to jail on $250,000 cash bail or $500,000 bond.

Tisdale was to appear in county court on Monday. When he didn’t show, Judge James Punch issued a bench warrant for Tisdale’s arrest.  Tisdale appeared in county court on Wednesday to appear on the bench warrant. He was committed to county jail with no bail.

Devon Robinson, 20, of 19 Lang St., Rochester, who was charged with first-degree rape, one count of sexual misconduct, and one count of endangering the welfare of a child.

Laura J. Campbell

Jennifer L. Davila

Laura J. Campell, 40, of 19 Lang St., Rochester, who was charged with one count of a criminal sex act in the third degree and one count of endangering the welfare of a child.

Jennifer L. Davilia, 24, of 2822 Lattin Rd., Albion, who was charged with one count of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the fifth degree, one count of endangering the welfare of a child, one count of unlawful possession of marijuana.

The rape charges stem from Tisdale, Robinson and Campbell allegedly having sexual intercourse and or sexual contact with another person under the age of 17, the Task Force reported.

Robinson, Campell and Davila were all arraigned in Gaines court by Justice Schmidt on Wednesday. Robinson was sent to the county jail on $10,000 cash or bond. Campbell and Davila were both committed to the county jail on $2,500 cash or bond. They are all to return town court at 3 p.m. on April 1.

Orleans County Animal Control assisted officers at the scene of the search warrant and removed four pitbulls that appeared to have injuries due to fighting. The dogs were taken to the vet by animal control and treated for their injures. Tisdale faces numerous charges for animal abuse and neglect, the Task Force reported.

The residence also was condemned by the town of Gaines due to the condition of the property. Tisdale faces numerous codes violations as well.

The Brockport Police Department and Monroe County Sheriff’s Office assisted with the investigation and arrest of Tisdale, who also faced charges in Monroe County.

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