4 charged by drug task force

WARSAW — Wyoming County Drug Task Force has arrested four people in recent weeks for dealing drugs.

Stephanie Szabo, 42, of Arcade was charged with two counts of fourth-and-fifth degree criminal sale of a controlled substance and two counts of fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

Szabo is accused of selling methamphetamine and buprenorphine to undercover agents in Arcade in October.

Szabo also has pending charges in Cattaraugus County for burglary.

Johnathon Falk, 21, of Batavia is charged with two counts of third-degree criminal sale and two counts of third-degree possession for allegedly selling codeine to undercover officers in Perry in January.

Amber Tallent, 31, of Perry was charged with two counts of third-degree criminal sale and two counts of third-degree possession for dealing cocaine in Perry earlier this year.

Tallent has a history of drug dealing. She was convicted in 2014 for dealing prescription drugs in Castile and Silver Springs.

Shawn Mang, 47, of Eagle is charged with two counts of fifth-degree criminal sale and two counts of fifth-degree possession for dealing meth in Eagle in the summer of 2019.

Mang is currently awaiting sentencing for a driving while impaired by drugs conviction stemming from a traffic stop last year where police found meth in his possession. Mang is in jail awaiting sentencing on that conviction.

The other three were issued appearance tickets.

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