Owner of Colonie motel pleads not guilty to code violations

Updated: 03/06/2014 8:09 PM
Created: 03/06/2014 12:08 PM WNYT.com
By: WNYT Staff

COLONIE - Colonie motel owner Arjun Patel was arraigned in town court.

The Blu-Bell Motel owner is facing 418 code violations.

Patel pleaded not guilty.

Back in January, NewsChannel 13 told you about hundreds of violations at the Blu-Bell Motel on Central Avenue and hundreds more at the nearby Skylane Motel.

Patel owns both motels.

If convicted, he's facing about $450,000 in fines.


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