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Corrections officer at Albion facility arrested for criminal sex act

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Posted at 2:02 PM, Sep 13, 2019
and last updated 2020-08-19 13:18:26-04

ALBION, N.Y. (WKBW) — An Amherst man working as corrections officer at the Albion Correctional Facility has been arrested for criminal sex act and faces multiple charges.

New York State police say 29-year-old James W. Castonguay, a corrections officer, allegedly had unlawful sexual relations with two female inmates at the Albion facility.

Castonguay faces the following charges:

  • Two counts of rape in the third degree
  • Four counts of criminal sex act in the third degree
  • Four counts of official misconduct

Castonguay was arrested, processed and released with an appearance in Albion Town Court later this month.