3 plead guilty to felonies in Orleans

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 12 December 2016 at 5:40 pm

ALBION – Three people pled guilty to felony crimes in Orleans County today and could be sentenced to state prison.

A Medina man admitted to selling cocaine in Albion on Feb. 16, 2016 at the Save-A-Lot parking lot.

Eddie Joe Nichols, 61, of West Avenue pled guilty in County Court to attempted criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree. The charge normally carries a maximum of 1 ½ to 8 years in state prison.

As part of a plea deal, Nichols will face no more than 4 years in state prison when he is sentenced on March 6.

The judge revoked Nichols bail, which had been set at $250,000.

• Adam Gallo, 31, of Eagle Harbor Road in Albion admitted to selling “wax,” a highly potent form of concentrated marijuana on Aug. 9.

He pled guilty to criminal possession of a controlled substance in the fifth degree and could face up to 2 ½ years in prison when he is sentenced. He has no prior criminal record.

• Marcie Conlon, 43, of Holley pled guilty to attempted forgery in the second degree.

She was working as nurse manager in the wellness center of the Iroquois Job Corps Center in Shelby on April 2, 2015 when she said she falsely completed a physician’s sheet, writing a prescription for a student, and then using the Ativan, a prescription for anxiety, for herself.

Conlon is a second felony offender. She will face a minimum sentence of 1 ½ to 3 years and a maximum of 2 to 4 years when she is sentenced on March 6.

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