Thursday, September 22, 2016

Olean woman charged with cocaine possession

Investigators from the Olean Police Departments Street Crimes Unit served a search warrant on a woman last Saturday morning just after midnight September 17th in a parking lot located on the 1100 block of West State St. and allegedly located 8 bags of cocaine in her pants pocket. 36-year-old Mary Pat Erhart, who did not give a permanent residence at the time of her arrest, was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd degree, a B felony. Captain Robert Blovsky said Erhart subsequently posted $1,000 bail and was released from jail. Erhart was being investigated for the past two months by police for allegedly selling and possessing drugs in the City of Olean.