Judge sets bail for 2 jailed on drug charges

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 23 December 2014 at 12:00 am

ALBION – Orleans County Court Judge James Punch set bail for at least $100,000 for two people in jail on drug charges.

Bail was set at $100,000 for Vickie L. Hughes, 49, of 71 West Ave., Apt. 45 in Brockport. She was arrested on Dec. 3 and charged with two counts of criminal sale and criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree, 2 counts of CSCS in the fourth degree and four counts of CPCS in the fifth degree.

She was arraigned by Albion Town Justice Gary Moore on Dec. 3 and remanded to Orleans County Jail on no bail, due to a previous criminal history.

Judge Punch set bail at $200,000 for a Brockport man who was arrested on Friday and charged with five counts of criminal sale of a controlled substance in the third degree.

Jesus M. Vargas, 35, of 18 North Main St., Apt. 111, is likely to be charged with additional drug crimes, the Orleans County Major Felony Crime Task Force reported.

Vargas was arraigned on Friday in the Town of Murray Court by the Judge Gary Passarell. Vargas was committed to Orleans County Jail without bail due to his previous criminal history.