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4 charged after investigation into meth operation in Holley

Staff Reports Posted 4 February 2016 at 12:00 am

HOLLEY – Four people have been charged this morning after a month-long investigation into the manufacturing, sale and distribution of methamphetamine in the Village of Holley, the Orleans County Major Felony Crime Task Force is reporting.

The Task Force worked with other law enforcement agencies in executing search warrants at 1 Thomas St. (commonly known as the Holley Hotel) and charged four people.

The following were arrested:

Christopher J. Price

Christopher J. Price, 28, of 1 Thomas St., Apt. D., Holley.

He was charged with one count of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the second degree (Class AII felony), one count of conspiracy in the second degree (Class B felony), one count of criminal sale of a controlled substance in the fifth degree (Class D felony), one count of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the fifth degree (Class D felony), one count of unlawful manufacturing of methamphetamine in the third degree (Class D felony) and one count of criminal possession of precursors of methamphetamine (Class E felony).

Price was arraigned in Orleans County Court by Judge James Punch and committed to county jail on no bail.

He is due back in court at 11 a.m. on Friday.

Michael A. Parkinson

Michael A. Parkinson, 31, of 1 Thomas St. Apt. G, Holley.

He was charged with one count of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the second degree (Class AII felony), one count of conspiracy in the second degree (Class B felony), one count of unlawful manufacturing of methamphetamine in the third degree (Class D felony) and one count of criminal possession of precursors of methamphetamine (Class E felony).

Parkinson was arraigned in County Court by Judge Punch.

He was committed to county jail on no bail.

He is due back in court at 11 a.m. on Friday.

 

Samantha Jo Williams

Samantha Jo Williams, 20, of 1 Thomas St., Apt. D., Holley.

She was charged with one count of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the second degree (Class AII felony), one count of conspiracy in the second degree (Class B felony), one count of unlawful manufacturing of methamphetamine in the third degree (Class D felony) and one count of criminal possession of precursors of methamphetamine (Class E felony).

Williams was arraigned in County Court by Judge Punch.

She was committed to county jail on no bail.

She is due back in court at 11 a.m. on Friday.

 

Angelica L. Hyer

Angelica L. Hyer, 22, of 1 Thomas St., Apt. G., Holley. She was charged with one count of conspiracy in the second degree (Class B felony).

Hyer was arraigned in Murray Town Court by Town Justice Gary Passarell, and committed to county jail on $5,000 bail. She is to return to Murray Town Court on Feb. 8 at 6:30 p.m.

The Task Force was assisted in the search warrants by the New York State Police Special Operation Response Team, the Orleans County Sheriff’s Office, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and the Holley Police Department.

The Orleans County Probation Department and Genesee County Drug Task Force also assisted in the investigation.