(WNY News Now) – An East Otto, New York, man has opted for a guilty plea by superior court information, acknowledging ONE COUNT OF RAPE IN THE 3RD DEGREE. The offense took place around January 8th, 2023, in East Otto, involving reckless driving with a minor under 17. Sentencing is slated for November 18, 2023.
East Otto – Joseph Harvey, 49, a resident of East Otto has chosen to forgo indictment proceedings and instead pleaded guilty to ONE COUNT OF RAPE IN THE 3RD DEGREE in a superior court information. This admission pertains to an incident that unfolded on or around January 8th, 2023, when Harvey engaged in sexual intercourse with a person less than 17 years old.
Joseph Harvey’s sentencing is now scheduled for November 18, 2023, as the legal process moves forward.