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Albion man faces federal marijuana possession charge

Staff Reports Posted 13 September 2018 at 12:00 pm

ALBION – An Albion man was arrested on Wednesday after an investigation into the sale and distribution of high-grade marijuana being shipped from out of state to Orleans County, local law enforcement said.

Daniel Slaughter

Daniel R. Slaughter, 29, of 25 North Clinton St. was charged with 1 count of criminal possession of marijuana in the second degree, a Class D felony.

The Orleans County Major Felony Crime Task Force, the Albion Police Department, the Orleans County Sheriff’s Office and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Investigations executed a search warrant at 25 North Clinton St. They also stopped and searched a vehicle that left that address, which resulted in the arrest of an individual for felony marijuana possession.

Police seized over 1 pound of high-grade marijuana, a quantity of marijuana edibles, a rifle, ammunition, cash, scales, packaging and other drug paraphernalia, the Task Force said.

Slaughter was arraigned in Albion Town Court by Town Justice Gary Moore. Slaughter was committed to the Orleans County Jail on $5,000 cash bail or $10,000 bond. He is to return to Albion Town Court on Sept. 14 at 10 a.m.

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

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