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Four arrested for alleged meth factory in Holley

HOLLEY – Two men and two women were arrested at the Holley Hotel at 1 Thomas Street here Thursday after a month-long probe of their alleged operation of a methamphetamine factory in the hotel.

Christopher J. Price, 28; Michael A. Parkinson, 31; Samantha Jo Williams, 20 and Angelica L. Hyer, 22, all of them residents of the hotel, were charged for the alleged manufacture and sale of methamphetamine.

Price, Parkinson and Williams were all remanded to the Orleans County Jail without bail by County Judge James P. Punch after their arraignments in Albion. Hyer was ordered held in the county jail in lieu of $5,000 bail after her arraignment before Murray Town Justice Gary Passarell. Court proceedings continue next week for all four suspects.

Charges against them include conspiracy and manufacture, possession and sale of a controlled substance. Hyer, arraigned separately, was charged only with second-degree conspiracy.

Officers of the Orleans County Major Felony Crime Task Force, the Orleans County Probation Department and the Genesee County Drug Task Force worked on Thursday’s raid on the Holly Hotel.