State Police and the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office have arrested a local contractor on felony charges of grand larceny and scheming to defraud charges. The investigation into 44-year-old Orion Parker Megivern 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 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.