Saturday, September 3, 2016

Olean police make drug arrest

The Olean Police Departments Street Crimes unit arrested a 37-year-old Olean resident for allegedly selling drugs in the City. Rosanna R. Rivera, of 886 North 4th St. in Olean was taken into custody after Investigators stopped the vehicle she was in on the one hundred block of S. 3rd St. Friday at approximately 3:00 p.m.. Rivera was taken into custody without incident and transported to the Olean Police Department for booking. According to Captain Robert Blovsky, Rivera was also allegedly found to be in possession of 12 individual bags of Crack Cocaine with a street value of approximately $1,200.00. Rivera was charged with Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance 3rd. degree and Criminal Possession of a controlled substance 3rd degree (both are B Felonies) from a previous investigation conducted by the Street Crimes unit and Cattaraugus County District Attorney’s office. A grand jury indicted Rivera for these charges and an arrest warrant was issued. Rivera also faces a B Felony charge of Criminal Possession of a controlled substance in the 3rd degree for possessing Crack Cocaine at the time of her arrest. Rivera was taken to the Cattaraugus County Jail where she is awaiting arraignment.