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Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Cattaraugus County District Attorney Report for March 28, 2016

Lori Pettit Rieman, Cattaraugus County District Attorney, reported the following activity in Cattaraugus County Court on Monday, March 28, 2016:

Arraignments
BRANDON A. STUDD, 36, of Yorkshire, New York, was arraigned and entered a plea of not guilty to an indictment that charges him with Burglary in the Second Degree, a class C felony and six counts of Grand Larceny in the Fourth Degree, class E felonies.  The incidents occurred on May 19, 2015, in the Town of Yorkshire. The matter has been adjourned for motions.

Guilty Pleas
RICHARD W. GEORGE, 18, of Freedom, New York, waived prosecution by indictment and entered a plea of guilty by Superior Court Information to Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the Fourth Degree, a class E felony.  The incident occurred on September 21, 2015, in the Town of Freedom. Sentencing is scheduled for May 31, 2016.

CJ ANDREW WOLF, 24, of Niagara Falls, New York, waived prosecution by indictment and entered a plea of guilty by Superior Court Information to Rape in the Third Degree, a class E felony.  The incident occurred on December 6, 2015, in the Town of Salamanca, when Wolf, being 21 years or older, engaged in sexual intercourse with a person less than 17 years old.  Sentencing is scheduled for June 27, 2016.

JEFFREY C. STROMBERG, 37, of Cheektowaga, New York, waived prosecution by indictment and entered a plea of guilty by Superior Court Information to Driving While Intoxicated, a class E felony.  The incident occurred on December 5, 2015, in the City of Olean.  Sentencing is scheduled for May 1, 2017.

SAMANTHA CLARKE, 26, of Olean, New York, entered pleas of guilty to two counts of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the Fifth Degree, class D felonies, to satisfy two pending indictment.  The crimes occurred on May 22, 2015 and October 6, 2015, in the City of Olean, when Clarke knowingly and unlawfully sold a controlled substance.  Sentencing is scheduled for May 1, 2017.

CARSTARPHNE L. THOMAS, 32, of Olean, New York, entered a plea of guilty to Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree, a class B felony, to satisfy a pending indictment.  The incident occurred on January 22, 2015, in the City of Olean, when Thomas sold a narcotic drug.  Sentencing is scheduled for May 31, 2015.

CHAD J. GOODWIN, 42, of Warren, Pennsylvania, waived prosecution by indictment and entered a plea of guilty by Superior Court Information to Grand Larceny in the Third Degree, a class D felony and Scheme to Defraud in the First Degree, a class E felony.  The incidents occurred between March 2011 and March 2014, in Cattaraugus County, when the defendant, engaged in a scheme constituting a systematic ongoing course of conduct with intent to defraud more than one person or to obtain property from more than one person by false or fraudulent pretenses, representations or promises, and so obtained property with a value in excess of one thousand dollars from one or more such person.  Sentencing is scheduled for June 27, 2016.

JACI L. GIBBONS, 30, of Olean, New York, entered pleas of guilty to Attempted Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree and Attempted Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree, both class C felonies, to satisfy two pending indictments.  The incidents occurred on October 6, 2015 and October 8, 2015, in the City of Olean, when the defendant knowingly attempted to possess and sell a narcotic drug.  Sentencing is scheduled for May 31, 2016.

SHANA MAYBEE, 40, of Salamanca, New York, entered a plea of guilty to Driving While Intoxicated, a class E felony, to satisfy a pending indictment.  The crime occurred on April 30, 2015, in the Town of Salamanca. Sentencing is scheduled for May 31, 2016.

JOHN VAIL III, 18, of Olean, New York, entered a plea of guilty to Criminal Mischief in the Third Degree, a class E felony, to satisfy a pending indictment.  The incident occurred on August 18, 2015 in the City of Olean, when the defendant intended to damage property of another person.  Sentencing is scheduled for May 31, 2016.

DANNY L. DAWLEY, II, 33, of Arcade, New York, entered a plea of guilty to Driving While Intoxicated, a class E felony, to satisfy a pending indictment.  The incident occurred on June 5, 2015, in the Town of Yorkshire.  Sentencing is scheduled for May 1, 2017.
Sentences
JACOB G. WINSHIP, 25, of Little Valley, New York, was sentenced to one year in the Cattaraugus County Jail for his conviction of Unlawfully Manufacturing Methamphetamine in the Third Degree, class D felony.  The incident occurred on August 17, 2015 in the Town of Mansfield.

MICHAEL J. CONNERS, 34, of Franklinville, New York, was sentenced as a predicate felon to a determinate four years in the New York State Department of Corrections, to be followed by a two year period of post-release supervision for his conviction of Unlawful Manufacturing of Methamphetamine in the Third Degree, a class D felony.  The incident occurred on June 10, 2015 in the Town of Franklinville.

RYAN K. BROOKS, 43, of Salamanca, New York, was sentenced as a predicate felony to a term of 1 ½-3 years in the New York State Department of Corrections for his conviction of Attempted Assault in the Second Degree, a class E felony.  The incident occurred on June 5, 2015, in the City of Salamanca, when the defendant attempted to interfere with police officers.