Search reveals drugs and weapons


LE ROY — A South Street Road man being investigated for extortion faces numerous charges after a raid at his house revealed multiple drugs and weapons.

Jared S. McDonald, 27, was arrested Friday after numerous police raided his house.

Village police received a complaint on April 19 that McDonald had threatened a person if that person did not sign property over to him.

Village police discovered that stolen property was inside McDonald’s house and that he may have been selling drugs.

A search warrant was issued and members of the Le Roy department, along with New York State Police Special Operations Response Team, Genesee County Drug Task Force and state police Community Narcotics Enforcement Team executed the warrant Friday.

Police seized the stolen property, along with firearms, methamphetamine, psilocybin mushrooms and LSD, other controlled substances and drug paraphernalia.

Le Roy police charged McDonald with second-degree grand larceny for stealing property worth more than $50,000, and first-degree coercion.

Drug Task Force agents charged McDonald with multiple counts of fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell, misdemeanor possession, third-degree criminal possession of an assault weapon, third-degree criminal possession of a weapon and fourth-degree possession of a weapon.

McDonald was arraigned in Le Roy Town Court. The District Attorney’s Office suggested bail be set at $2,500 but McDonald was released under supervision of Genesee Justice.

He is to appear again in court June 16.

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