Friday, June 3, 2016

Man charged with selling drugs in Olean

The Olean Police Departments Street Crimes Unit Friday afternoon arrested 25-year-old Stephon J. Edwards of 520 Hewitt Avenue, Buffalo for Criminal Sale of Controlled Substance in the 3rd degree and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd degree, both B Felonies. Edwards was allegedly observed by Investigators on the 300 block of South Second St. and was taken into custody without incident. This arrest is a result of an investigation by the Street Crimes Unit that dates back to September of 2015. District Attorney Lori Rieman presented the drug case to the Cattaraugus County Grand Jury and a warrant was then issued for the arrest of Edwards for sales of Crack Cocaine in Olean. Edwards was transported to the Cattaraugus County Jail and is awaiting arraignment.