posted on June 30, 2011 19:38
Genesee County's Local Drug Enforcement Task Force has cuffed two more suspected drug dealers in Batavia. 20-year-old Marissa Royce and 28-year-old Marcos Torres, both of Jackson Street, were arrested following a traffic stop Tuesday on Federal Drive. The pair were allegedly found with quantities of cocaine and marijuana, and a 9mm rifle in their car.
Officers say they've been watching Royse and Torres for about a month now, and reportedly observed them selling cocaine and marijuana in the City of Batavia throughout the course of June. They also allegedly dealt a sawed-off 20-gauge shotgun.
Both Royse and Torres were charged with one count each of Criminal Sale of a Firearm, and Criminal Sale and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance, all felony charges. They are additionally charged with misdemeanor Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance, and violation Unlawful Possession of Marijuana.
Torres was also recently arrested for allegedly driving with a suspended license and possession of marijuana.
Royse and Torres were jailed without bail for their city crimes. The town charges were additionally met with incarceration on $5,000 bail.