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Press Release: Attempted Murder Arrest Update

On June 9, 2017, the Albion Police Department arrested Wesley Askew for various Assault Charges and Attempted Murder.

The Victim in the case is identified as Joseph A. Julyan age 53 of 175 North Main Street, Apt 4, Albion, NY

Julyan remains hospitalized at Buffalo General Hospital in critical condition. He has head injuries that are considered to be life threatening.

During the Assault the suspect, Wesley Askew, sustained fractured bones in his wrist and hand. Askew was treated for his injuries at the Erie County Medical Center prior to being arraigned and incarcerated at the Orleans County Jail. Askew remains held on $250,000.00 bail and is also held on a Parole Violation Detainer Warrant. Askew is currently on Parole for a 2009 Rape in the Second Degree conviction which he was incarcerated for 6 years by the NYS Dept. of Corrections before being released on Parole.

On June 12, 2017 at 3:28pm the Albion Police arrested Wesley Askew’s girlfriend, Danielle N. Wray (Age 40) of 13 East Bank Street, Apt. C, Albion, for Intimidating a Witnesses in the case against Wesley Askew. It is alleged that Wray threatened witnesses who provided information to Law Enforcement regarding the Assault and Attempted Murder investigation against Askew.

Wray was charged with:
PL 215.15 Intimidating a victim or witness in the 3rd Degree (E Felony)

Wray was arraigned in the T/Albion court and placed in the Orleans County Jail on $15,000.00.

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