18 November 2019
Major Edward J. Kennedy
Troop A Commander

On November 15, 2019 the New York State Violent Gang and Narcotics Enforcement Team (VGNET) and the SP Amity Bureau of Criminal Investigation arrested Michael J. Perkins, 38 of Bolivar, NY for Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance 3rd degree (B Felony) and Criminally Negligent Homicide (E Felony).
Charges stem from an investigation into an overdose death which occurred in the village of Bolivar, NY on November 12, 2019.  Perkins was charged after providing the fatal dose of heroin/fentanyl to the victim.  Perkins was arraigned in the town of Friendship Court and sent to the Allegany County Jail in Lieu of $50,000/$100,00 Bail.
Anyone with information regarding illegal drug activity in their area are urged to contact the NYSP Narcotics Unit at 585-268-7085. For Allegany, Cattaraugus County residence contact at 716-373-2773.

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