09 February 2023
Major Jeffrey A. VanAuken
Troop C Commander


On February 8, 2023, the New York State Police at Ithaca and the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office arrested Orion C. Parker Megivern, age 44, of Tompkins County, for Grand Larceny 2nd degree, a class “D” felony, and Scheme to Defraud 1st degree, a class “E” felony.  The arrest was made subsequent to a joint investigation that began in August of 2022.

The investigation found that Parker Megivern entered into agreements with customers for HVAC type installations, and after receiving down payments, either never started the agreed upon work or completed only a minimal amount of work without finishing. The investigation covered incidents dating to September of 2019 and included 13 separate complainants.

Parker Megivern was arraigned in the Tompkins County Centralized Arraignment Part Court and released pending further proceedings. Anyone who has similar incidents involving Parker Megivern may contact the New York State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation at 607-347-4463 or the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Criminal Investigations Division at 607-257-1345 and follow the prompts for the Criminal Investigations extension.

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