Mother and daughter charged with selling prescription opiates
ALBION/LYNDONVILLE – A Middleport woman and her daughter, 16, have been arrested for selling prescription opiate drugs, the Orleans County Major Felony Crime Task Force is reporting.
Amanda C. Laraby, aka Amanda Streeter, 37, faces numerous felony drug charges. She was charged following an investigation into the sale and distribution of opiates in the villages of Albion and Lyndonville.
The Task Force teamed with the Albion Police Department in the arrest. Laraby was stopped by police in a vehicle on West Avenue in Albion on Wednesday. Task Force members seized a quantity of Oxycodone and Hydrocodone pills. Some of those pills belonged to Laraby’s mother, the Task Force said.
Laraby has been charged with two counts each of criminal sale and criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree (Class B felonies), one count of criminal sale of a controlled substance in the fourth degree (Class C felony) and one count of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the fifth degree (Class D felony).
She was arraigned in Albion Town Court by Town Justice Joseph Fuller, who remanded her to the county jail with bail at $50,000 cash or $100,000 bond. She is scheduled to return to Town Court on Dec. 26 at 9 a.m.
Her daughter has been charged with one count of criminal sale of a controlled substance in the fourth degree (Class C felony) and one count of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the fifth degree (Class D felony).
The 16-year-old was released on her own recognizance to a family member. She is scheduled to appear in Yates Town Court on Jan. 10 at 6 p.m.
The Task Force said additional charges are pending in the case, including Medicaid fraud, welfare fraud, criminal diversion of prescription medications and other charges.