Albion man faces 18 drug charges
Press Release, Orleans County Sheriff’s Office
ALBION – Orleans County Undersheriff Christopher Bourke reports that Friday at 3:20 p.m., an Albion man was arrested on 18 charges related to the sale and distribution of crack cocaine and cocaine in Orleans County
Jason C. Abron, 44, of Lydun Drive was charged following a three-month joint investigation by the Orleans County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division and The Orleans County Major Felony Crime Task Force. During the investigation, Abron allegedly sold cocaine and crack cocaine to an undercover officer on numerous occasions.
Abron was charged with 8 counts of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance 3rd (Class B Felony), 8 counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd (Class B Felony), 1 count of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 4th (Class C Felony), and 1 count of Unlawful possession of Marihuana.
Abron was taken into custody without incident following a vehicle stop by the Orleans County SWAT Team on Linwood Avenue in the Village of Albion. Simultaneously, search warrants were executed at 23 Lydun Drive and 142 East State St. in the Village of Albion. A quantity of drugs, cash, ammunition, scales and packaging material were seized during the search.
Abron was arraigned in the Town of Carlton Court by Justice Patricia Russell and was remanded to the Orleans County Jail on no bail. Abron is scheduled to appear in the Town of Albion Court on March 14 at 3 p.m. Abron has four prior felony convictions.
Other agencies assisting with this investigation and arrest were the Albion Police Department, the Genesee County Local Law Enforcement Drug Task Force, and The Orleans County District Attorney’s Office.