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Judge sets bail at $75K for man accused of selling cocaine

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 28 February 2014 at 12:00 am

ALBION – Orleans County Court Judge James Punch set bail at $75,000 for a Rochester man accused of selling cocaine in the village of Albion on Oct. 6.

Timothy Turner, 33, of Mount Read Boulevard was arraigned in court on Monday for criminal  possession and criminal sale of a controlled substance in the third degree.

Turner has a prior felony record and he hasn’t always shown up in court for scheduled appearances, Punch said when he set bail.

In other county court cases:

Lori Martinez, 46, of Park Avenue in Medina pleaded guilty to criminal possession of a controlled substance in the fifth degree. She is accused of selling hydrocodone and another prescription narcotic on May 18. The prescriptions were prescribed to her.

She will be sentenced April 21 and could receive up to 2 ½ years in prison or a lesser sentence.

A Medina man was arraigned on three counts of both criminal sale and criminal possession of a controlled substance in the fifth degree, as well as third-degree welfare fraud.

Stacy Bryan, 23, of West Avenue allegedly sold dextroamphetamines on three occasions. He profited from the sales and didn’t report the income while collecting welfare benefits, the district attorney’s office said.

A Medina resident was arraigned for criminal possession of a controlled substance in the fifth degree and criminal sale of a controlled substance in the fourth degree.

Jason Fidanza, 41, of Slade Road allegedly sold hydrocodone and another prescription narcotic in Ridgeway on June 18.