Catt County DA Rieman Announces Pleas And Sentences

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LITTLE VALLEY – Cattaraugus County District Attorney Lori Pettit Rieman reported the following activity on Monday in Cattaraugus County Court. 

Arraignments:








Christopher Dupont, 31, of Salamanca, plead not guilty to an indictment charging him with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and second-degree criminally using of drug paraphernalia. According to Rieman, in August, Dupont allegedly possessed a narcotic with intent to sell. In addition, Dupont allegedly possessed scales and balances used to measure controlled substances.

The case has been adjourned for motions.









Guilty Pleas

Tammy Huddleson, 48, of Randolph, waived prosecution by indictment and plead guilty to third-degree burglary. According to Rieman, Huddleson allegedly entered a building unlawfully with intent to commit a crime. Sentencing is scheduled for Apr. 20, 2020.















Thomas Benjamin, 31, Franklinville, waived prosecution and plead guilty to third-degree attempted burglary and second-degree criminal contempt. In September, Benjamin allegedly entered a Franklinville building unlawfully with intent to commit a crime. Benjamin also allegedly disobeyed, or resisted, a court mandate. Sentencing is scheduled for Apr. 20, 2020.

Robin Smith, 45, of Jamestown, waived prosecution and plead guilty to DWI and second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation. In September, Smith was pulled over in the Town of South Valley. Smith allegedly drove with a .15% BAC. Her license was previously revoked for a prior alcohol-related conviction. Sentencing is scheduled for Apr. 20, 2020.

Kyle E. Cooper, 25, of Salamanca, plead guilty to DWI and second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation. Cooper allegedly drove while intoxicated in the City of Salamanca. Cooper also allegedly drove without a license. Sentencing is scheduled for Apr. 15.

Brandon Bennett, 34, of Irving, plead guilty to driving while intoxicated to satisfy a pending indictment. In July, Bennett allegedly drove while intoxicated in the City of Salamanca. His BAC was reportedly .25%. Sentencing is scheduled for May 20.

Donald Pfaffenbach, 31, of South Dayton, plead guilty to fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property to satisfy a pending indictment. In May, Pfaffenbach allegedly possessed stolen property knowingly. In addition, Pfaffenbach plead guilty to seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance to satisfy a pending indictment. Pfaffenbach was allegedly in possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell. Sentencing is scheduled for Apr. 15.

Daniel Evans, 53, of Fillmore, waived prosecution by indictment and plead guilty to third-degree burglary and criminal obstruction of breathing. Evans was sentenced to five years of probation for an incident that occurred in the Town of Yorkshire.

Kimberly McMurray, 54, of Franklinville, plead guilty to driving while intoxicated to satisfy a pending indictment. Sentencing is scheduled for Apr. 15.

Desmond McCullough, 30, of Rochester, plead not guilty to third-degree attempted criminal possession of a controlled substance to satisfy a pending indictment. The incident reportedly occurred on or about May 17 in the City of Olean, when the defendant knowingly and unlawfully attempted to possess a narcotic drug with the intent to sell it. Sentencing is scheduled for May 20.

Joshua Schiefer, 26, of Gowanda, plead guilty to failure to register a change of address in ten days to satisfy a pending indictment.

Sentencing

Raymond G. Shaffer, 32, of Olean, was sentenced to two years in state prison plus two years of post-release supervision for his conviction of third-degree attempted unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine to satisfy a pending indictment.

In addition, he was sentenced to a concurrent term of two years in state prison plus two years of post-release supervision after being convicted on charges of fourth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance to satisfy a pending indictment.

Katie L. Stebbins, A.K.A. Katie L. Stahlman, 29, of Salamanca, was sentenced to two years in state prison followed by two years of post-release supervision for her conviction to fifth-degree attempted criminal possession of a controlled substance, and a concurrent year after her conviction for second-degree criminally using drug paraphernalia.

Nathan G. Layman, 30, of Olean, was sentenced to an indeterminate term of two-to-four years in state prison for his conviction to fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property.

Randy Kenyon, 40, of Olean, was sentenced to a term of three years in state prison for his conviction to fifth-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance.

 

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