Two arrested for selling drugs out of home after advertising on Facebook

Posted at 11:08 AM, Apr 04, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-04 11:31:02-04

A man and woman in Gates were arrested Friday for selling drugs out of their home, according to WHAM news in Rochester.

WHAM says Reginald Brunson, 23, and Tiffany Gardner, 29, called police to report a robbery inside their home on Shadywood Drive on March 14.

Police confirmed they had been robbed , but also determined drug activity was taking place inside the home, according to the Rochester news station.

Police told WHAM at least one person living in the home was actively selling marijuana.

One resident was advertising he was selling marijuana on his Facebook account, the news outlet reported.

An undercover officer bought marijuana from Brunson three times at three separate locations, according to WHAM. WHAM also reports these sales included medical marijuana from California and a $295 sale.

According to the WHAM article, while executing a search warrant on Friday, police found more than two pounds of marijuana and four small baggies with cocaine.

WHAM says Brunson and Gardner were charged with felony criminal possession of marijuana, criminal possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of a weapon. Additionally, Brunson was charged with criminal sale of marijuana for selling to an undercover officer, according to WHAM.

The Rochester news outlet says Brunson was arraigned in Rochester City Court on these and other charges, and Gardner was arraigned and is being held at the Monroe County Jail on $1,250 bail.