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7 face drug charges in Medina

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 13 January 2014 at 12:00 am

MEDINA – Seven people were arrested on drug charges following a six-month investigation into the sale and distribution of prescription narcotics and marijuana in the village of Medina, the Orleans County Major Felony Crime Task Force is reporting today.

The Task Force and the Medina Police Department on Friday executed search warrants at 124 Erin Rd. and 135 State St.

The following were arrested:

Albone

Mathew J. Albone, 32, of 124 Erin Rd. He was charged with two counts of criminal sale of a controlled substance in the fourth degree and two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the fifth degree.

Bryan

Stacy D. Bryan, 23, of 525 West Ave., Apartment 3. He was charged with three counts of criminal sale of a controlled substance in the third degree, three counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree, and one count of welfare fraud in the third degree.

Dillon

Kimberly C. Dillon, 57, of 135 State St., Medina. He was charged with three counts of criminal sale of a controlled substance in the third degree, three counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree, and one count of welfare fraud in the third degree.

Winters

Serina Winters, 37, of 909 Church Street, Apartment 1. She faces charges of two counts of criminal sale of a controlled substance in the third degree, two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree, and one count of welfare fraud in the third degree.

Martinez

Lori S. Martinez, 47, of 325 Park Ave. Apartment 1. She was charged with one count of criminal sale of a controlled substance in the third degree, one count of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree, and one count of welfare fraud in the third degree.

Albone, Bryan, Dillon, Winters and Martinez were arraigned in Ridgeway Town Court by Justice Lawrence Sanderson. They were committed to Orleans County Jail on $10,000 bail. They were scheduled to return to Ridgeway Town Court today at 9 a.m.

Kayla Rowling, 22, of 803 South Main St. She was charged with two counts of criminal sale of marijuana in the third degree. Rowling was issued an appearance ticket for Shelby Town Court on March 6 at 9 a.m.

Bradley W. Albone, 63, of 124 Erin Rd. He was charged with one count of unlawful possession of marijuana. He is to appear in Ridgeway Town Court on Feb. 10 at 9 a.m.

The Task Force Supervising Investigator Joe Sacco says the investigation is still ongoing and more charges and arrests are pending.

The welfare fraud charges stem from the individuals being on public assistance and obtaining their prescription drugs through Medicaid. The Orleans County Department of Social Services Welfare Fraud Investigations Unit assisted in the investigation.