2 arraigned in county court, including Medina man for robbery in Albion

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 16 June 2015 at 12:00 am

ALBION – A Medina man was arraigned in Orleans County Court on Monday on multiple charges after he allegedly broke into a house on East Park Street in Albion and stole a safe with $10,000.

Joey Johnson, 28, of South Avenue is in jail on $100,000 bail. He was arraigned on second-degree burglary, third-degree robbery and third-degree grand larceny.

District Attorney Joe Cardone said Johnson entered the home of an elderly couple and took the safe on March 21.

In another arraignment in court, Jesus Vega, an inmate at the Orleans Correctional Facility in Albion, appeared in court on a charge of promoting prison contraband in the first degree.

Vega allegedly had a sharpened metal rod in the prison. He has four prior felonies. Should Vega be released from prison, Judge James Punch set bail at $100,000.