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Skylane Motel to close after hundreds of code violations

Updated: 01/14/2014 1:01 PM
Created: 01/14/2014 11:24 AM WNYT.com
By: Jessica Riley

COLONIE – The Skylane Motel in Colonie will close next week.

The town attorney says police found 250 code violations in the motel's rooms.

Fines for those violations are approaching $400,000. The motel’s owner may also face charges in addition to the fines.

The town is giving residents a little more than a week’s notice to make arrangements.

Most of the tenants of the motel are registered sex offenders. The town attorney tells NewsChannel 13 that the motel has a license allowing them to house sex offenders.

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