AVON – The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Rochester resident for allegedly carrying illegal drugs on 390, and then later at the county jail.
According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Javonn Campbell, 19, was arrested for felony Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree, felony Tampering with Physical Evidence, two counts of felony Promoting Prison Contraband in the First Degree, three counts of misdemeanor Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Seventh Degree, misdemeanor Criminally Using Drug Paraphernalia in the 2nd Degree, and Unlawful Possession of Marihuana, a violation.
On March 25, 2017 Deputy Shawn Whitford, who is detailed to the Operation Safe Interstate initiative, conducted a traffic stop on Interstate 390 for a vehicle and traffic law violation. During the course of the traffic stop the Deputy Sheriff had contact with a passenger in the vehicle, identified as Campbell.
The Deputy Sheriff found six bags of what is believed to be heroin and a small amount of what is believed to be marijuana from Campbell during the traffic stop. Campbell was arrested for misdemeanor criminal possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of marijuana.
Campbell was transported to Central Booking at the Livingston County Jail to be turned over to Deputies for processing and pre-arraignment detention. However, when Campbell got to the jail, Deputies allege that he was in possession of more heroin and cocaine. Deputy Ryan Rossborough of the Sheriff’s Office Jail Division assisted.
The District Attorney’s Office provided a bail recommendation of $10,000 cash or $20,000 bond.
Avon Town Justice Peter Piampiano arraigned Campbell on March 26. The Judge and ordered him held at the Livingston County Jail on $5,000 cash bail or $10,000 on the charges on Interstate 390. The Judge ordered him held on another $5,000 cash or $10,000 bond on the charges out of the Village of Geneseo that occurred at the Livingston County Jail.
The Livingston County District Attorney’s Office recommended that he be remanded on $10,000 cash or $20,000 bond.