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Written by on September 5, 2018

Albion man behind bars for overdose death of his wife.
An Albion man is being held in the Orleans County Jail after a lengthy criminal investigation revealed he allegedly supplied a fatal opiate to his wife then neglected to seek medical attention for her.
After a nine month long investigation into the death of 33 year old Megan McMullen, Albion police arrested her husband 32 year old Kevin McMullen charging him with criminally negligent homicide.
According to investigators Kevin supplied his wife a fatal dose of fentanyl on December 18th of last year and after performing CPR without resuscitation he injected himself with the drugs instead of calling for medical attention that may have saved her life.
He was ordered to be held in lieu of $50,000 bail in the Orleans County Jail.
The investigation has led police to identify several opiate dealers supplying drugs in Orleans County from the Rochester area.

10 arrested at 5 Finger Death Punch and Breaking Benjamin Concert
The Genesee County Sheriff’s Office made a number of arrests at Monday night’s concert at the Darien Lake Performing Arts Center.
Seven people were arrested for Trespassing after they either refused to leave or attempted to reenter the concert after having been ejected.
24 year old Caitlin Richardson of Wayland was arrested for three counts of Criminal Mischief after allegedly breaking the mirrors off 3 cars in the parking lot.
The only individual who was ordered to be held in lieu of bail was 27 year old Gage Ellis of Little Valley, NY who was charged with Criminal Trespass.
The remaining nine people were given appearance tickets for September 20th in Darien Town Court.

Western New York Congressman Chris Collins is back on Capitol Hill.
The 27th District Republican cast four votes yesterday and didn’t answer questions about his indictment on federal charges.
Collins suspended his re-election bid last month after his arrest, saying he wanted to focus on clearing his name.
The G-O-P still hasn’t decided who will replace him on the November ballot.

GCEDC considering incentives for Six Flags and Amada Tool.
Amada Tool in Batavia is seeking tax exemptions of approximately $266,000 for an $8.8 million capital investment to increase the company’s manufacturing facility by approximately 19,000 sq. ft.
The project would create 17 new jobs and retain 68 current jobs.
Six Flags Darien Lake is seeking approximately $166,000 in sales tax exemption to build a new $2.150 million ride that is scheduled to open in 2019.
The Genesee County Economic Development Center will consider accepting applications for incentives during their meeting tomorrow.

Hydrant flushing starts today in the city.
The City Fire Department will be flushing fire hydrants today through Friday from approximately 9am to 3pm each day in the areas north of West Main Street and west of Bank Street.
Homes and businesses nearby will be affected with a temporary discoloration of water.


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