Six Arrested on Felony Drug Charges in Allegany County

June 22, 2012 Updated Jun 22, 2012 at 4:46 PM EDT

By WKBW News

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Six Arrested on Felony Drug Charges in Allegany County

June 22, 2012 Updated Jun 22, 2012 at 4:46 PM EDT

(WKBW release) On June 22, members of the Allegany County Sheriff’s Office, Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force, New York State Police and New York State Police Community Narcotics Enforcement Team along with uniform members of the Wellsville, Cuba, and Friendship Police Departments, and with assistance from the E-911 Communications Center, arrested six individuals for felony level drug charges on Grand Jury Indictment Warrants issued by Allegany County Court. 

According to a news release from the Allegany County Sheriff's Office:

This is the culmination of extensive investigations by the Allegany County Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit, Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force and New York State Police CNET West into the possession and sales of crack cocaine and narcotic pharmaceuticals throughout Allegany County.

The following individuals were all arrested, processed and are being arraigned in Allegany County Court. 

Joseph J. Cole (03/03/1979)
97 Old East Main, Apt #1, Cuba, New York 14727
4 counts of 3rd degree Criminal Possession & Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance

John A. Tufarella (05/04/1959)
4755 County Road 31, Scio, New York 14880
5 counts of 3rd degree Criminal Possession and Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance

Bradley P. Allen (08/19/1976)
5433 County Road 48, Lot B, Belmont, New York 14813
1 count of 3rd degree Criminal Possession and Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance
1 count of 4th degree Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance
1 count of 5th degree Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance

Paul L. Bastian (01/06/1988)
5881 State Route 417, Allentown, New York 14707
2 counts of 3rd degree Criminal Possession and Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance

Kristie E. Skye (06/23/1973)
11642 Minard Road, Fillmore, New York 14735
2 counts of 3rd degree Criminal Possession and Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance

Kathy L. Crouch (12/25/1963)
97 Old East Main Street, Apt #1, Cuba, New York 14727
1 count of 3rd degree Criminal Possession and Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance