Rochester man allegedly sold heroin, crack cocaine in Albion
17-year-old also charged in drug investigation
ALBION – Two people from Rochester have been charged after an investigation into the sale and distribution of heroin and cocaine from Rochester to the Village of Albion, the Orleans County Major Felony Crime Task Force is reporting.
The Task Force and the Albion Polic Department, with its K9 unit, executed a search warrant on a vehicle and the two occupants on Wednesday. Officers seized a quantity of heroin and crack cocaine that was packaged for sale.
• Victor T. Simmons , 46, of 1399 North St., Rochester. He was charged with 5 counts of criminal sale of a controlled substance in the third degree (Class B felonies), and 7 counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree (Class B felonies).
• A 17-year-old male from Rochester was also arrested and charged with 2 counts of CPCS in the third degree.
The two were arraigned in the Albion Town Court by Town Justice Joseph Fuller. Simmons was committed to the Orleans County Jail without bail due to his previous criminal history. He is to appear in Albion Town Court on April 19 at 9 a.m.
The 17-year-old male was committed to the County Jail on $20,000 bail or $40,000 bond, and is to return back to the Albion Town Court on April 3 at 10 a.m.
Further arrests and charges are pending in this case, the Task Force said today.