Officials find drugs, cash, movies during searches

orleans county

MEDINA, N.Y. (WIVB)- Orleans County officials say a year-long investigation led them to drugs, cash, pirated movies and a weapon. Several agencies executed search warrants at addresses in the Villages of Medina and Albion on Wednesday. Three arrests were made.

Officials say they seized more than three ounces of cocaine, two pounds of marijuana, heroin, ecstasy pills, prescription narcotics, “bath salts,” $3,000 in cash, a semi-automatic rifle, scales, packaging and other drug paraphernalia.

PHOTOS | See mugshots and photos of the evidence

While searching the “Biz Nest,” in Medina, officials report finding more than 1,000 pirated DVD movies which were being sold from the store, as well as items of counterfeit clothing and merchandise.

Police arrested 28-year-old Brenton O. Poole, of Medina. He was charged with four counts of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and second-degree criminal possession of marijuana.

Also arrested was 34-year-old Erika H. Poole, of Medina, who was arrested for four counts of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and second-degree criminal possession of marijuana.

The third arrested was 26-year-old Norman M. Bloom Jr. He was charged with second-degree reckless endangerment, second-degree obstruction of governmental administration and resisting arrest.

Police say the investigation continues and further charges and arrests are pending.

WIVB.com provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s