Newark Village Police were called to the FLACRA (Finger Lakes Addictions Counseling & Referral Agency) at 310 West Union Street in Newark at 5:23 p.m. on Thursday (3/10).
Staff reported that a female client passed out in a chair and was fast asleep. Kelsey R. Lauster, age 20, of 168 West Genesee Street in Clyde was subsequently arrested after police found three bags of assorted drugs in plain sight in her vehicle.
Police seized two bags that tested positive for crack cocaine, along with 27 oxycodone pills, 12 Xanax and one vicodin.
Lauster was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7th Degree, and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd Degree-Intent to Sell.
Lauster was also arrested on February 5th with felony Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs following a traffic stop in the village of Penn Yan. Lauster was charged under Leandra’s Law because she had her 7 month old child in the vehicle at the time she was pulled over. She was additionally charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance, Endangering the Welfare of a Child and Speeding.
Records also show Lauster was arrested back on September 2, 2015 for Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the third degree, a Class B felony, and Promoting Prison Contraband in the first degree, a Class D felony. It is alleged that Lauster tried to smuggle three bags of oxycodone pills into the Wyoming Correctional Facility, Attica, during an inmate visitation with her boyfriend on August 22nd.
On the Newark charges Lauster was arraigned and remanded to jail on $1000 cash/$2000 bond to reappear in Newark Village Court on March 16th.