Rochester man accused of selling drugs in Orleans County

ALBION, N.Y. (WIVB) – Authorities say they have arrested a Rochester man who has been bringing crack cocaine from the city into Orleans County.

LaQuan Simmons was taken into custody on Monday in the Wal-Mart parking lot on Rt. 31 in Albion. The Orleans County Major Felony Crime Task Force says the 22-year-old sold drugs to an undercover agent. At the time of his arrest, officers say they seized 22 bags of crack cocaine packaged for sale and a larger bag of crack cocaine from Simmons.

The Rochester man, who is currently on parole, is charged with third degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and two counts of third degree criminal sale of a controlled substance.

Simmons is being held in the Orleans County Jail on $25,000 bail. 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.

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