Medina police make arrest after 5 people stabbed Oct. 9

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 13 October 2022 at 11:26 am

MEDINA – The Medina Police Department has made an arrest today on the stabbing incidents that occurred in the early morning hours of Oct. 9.

Nicholas Amos, 43, of Medina has been charged  with two counts of assault in the first degree (Class B felony), 3 counts of assault in the third degree (Class D felony), five counts of reckless endangerment in the first degree (Class D felony), criminal possession of a weapon in the third degree (Class D felony) and disorderly conduct, which is a violation.

Police officers were dispatched to 610 Main St. at 1:35 a.m. on Sunday for a stabbing. There was an altercation and five people were stabbed, the Medina Police Department said today.

Multiple individuals were transported to the hospital and two of the victims required surgery for their injuries. All of the victims are now in stable condition, and there were no fatalities involved with this incident, police said in a news release.

Amos was processed and transported to Orleans County Jail for centralized arraignment.

“The Medina Police Department would like to commend all of our officers who were involved in this in-depth investigation,” the department stated in the press release. “We would also like to thank the agencies who responded and assisted on the night of the incident, including the Albion Police Department, Orleans County Sheriff’s Department, New York State Police, Sheriff’s Dispatch, Medina Fire Department, and COVA Ambulance.”