Albion man could get 4 years in prison for violating order of protection
ALBION –An Albion man pleaded guilty in Orleans County Court this afternoon to criminal contempt in the first degree. Billy J. Ray of Phipps Road admitted he violated an order of protection when he was in jail by using the phone and threatening someone’s life who he was ordered to not have contact with.
That order of protection was issued on June 19 by Albion Town Justice Joseph Fuller. Ray could face up to 4 years in state prison when he is sentenced at 2 p.m. on Nov. 28. He remains in Orleans County jail on $100,000 bail.
In other cases in County Court today:
• Christopher Aldrich, 47, of 206 West Ave., Albion, was arraigned for violating a conditional discharge. Aldrich was arrested on July 24 for driving while intoxicated in Albion. He allegedly was not using an interlock ignition device, which measures the Blood Alcohol Content of drivers. Aldrich is required to use that device.
• A former Waterport man, Kelly Chellino of Lockport, was arraigned for violating probation. Chellino allegedly didn’t pay a court fine, endangered the welfare of an incompetent person, drank alcohol, tried to circumvent a urine test, possessed a knife and had other infractions. Chellino has several prior misdemeanors and two felonies, District Attorney Joe Cardone said. Judge James Punch continued bail at $1,000, which was set in a lower court.