Rochester man accused of distributing crack cocaine in Orleans County

Staff Reports Posted 16 December 2015 at 12:00 am

Maurice D. Jacobs

MEDINA – A Rochester man face drug charges after being arrested Tuesday at the Rite Aid parking lot in Medina, the Orleans County Major Felony Crime Task Force is reporting.

Maurice D. Jacobs, 37, of 24 Conkey Ave. was charged two counts of criminal sale and two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree, which are Class B felonies.

His arrest followed a three-month investigation into the sale and distribution of crack cocaine from Rochester to Orleans County, the Task Force reported.

Jacobs was arraigned in Albion Town Court by Justice Joseph Fuller and committed to the county jail on $20,000 cash bail or $40,000 bond.

The Task Force made the arrest along with the Medina Police Department. Joe Sacco, supervising investigator for the Task Force, says the investigation continues and more arrests are pending.