13 September 2019
Major Edward J. Kennedy
Troop A Commander


On September 13, 2019 the Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) arrested James W. Castonguay, age 29, of Amherst, NY, for Criminal Sex Act 3rd degree (4 counts), Official Misconduct (4 counts) and Rape 3rd degree (2 counts).


On May 13, 2019, the BCI commenced a joint investigation with the Department of Corrections and Community Supervision Office of Special Investigations following a criminal complaint that Castonguay, a correction officer, had unlawful sexual relations with a female inmate at the Albion Correctional Facility, a facility in the Town of Albion.  The joint investigation revealed a further allegation that Castonguay had unlawful sexual relations with a second female inmate.


Castonguay was arrested, processed at SP Albion and released with an appearance in Town of Albion Court in late September 2019.


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