The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports, on December 4th, 2019, members of the Narcotics Unit arrested Shannon M. Markel, age 30, and Florencio L. Alicea, age 34. Markel and Alicea were both charged with Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the 4th degree, Class C Felonies, and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 5th degree, Class D Felonies. Markel was charged with an additional count of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7th degree, a Class A Misdemeanor. It is alleged that Markel and Alicea sold buprenorphine (Suboxone) to another person. At the time of Markel’s arrest, it is alleged that she was in possession of a quantity of suspected Fentanyl. Both were held at the Law Enforcement Center to await arraignment at CAP Court.