Holley man arrested for ATV, dirt bike thefts

Posted 24 July 2015 at 12:00 am

Press Release, Sheriff Scott Hess

ALBION – The Orleans County Sheriff’s Office is announcing the arrest of Michael W. Conlon, 36, of Holley in connection with the theft of several All-Terrain Vehicles and motorized dirt bikes.

Conlon’s arrest comes as a result of a lengthy investigation that dates back to April of this year. These thefts were the proceeds of burglaries committed at different locations in the towns of Albion, Barre and Gaines.

The approximate total value of these machines easily exceeds $10,000. In all but one instance, the vehicles were taken out of the county and sold for cash.

Conlon is facing three counts of Burglary 3rd Degree, two counts of Grand Larceny 3rd Degree, and one count of Grand Larceny 4th Degree. He is currently being held in the Orleans County Jail, in lieu of bail.

A second arrest was made in connection with one of these incidents. Brittnie Engle, 28, of Albion is facing one count of Burglary 3rd Degree and one count of Grand Larceny 3rd Degree. She is also being held at the county jail in lieu of bail.

This investigation is on-going and additional charge(s) may be forthcoming. The investigation is being conducted by Investigators S.E. Brett & K.M. Strickland Jr.