(WNY News Now) – On September 21, 2023, a Gowanda man was taken into custody after an active bench warrant, issued by the Olean Police Department, led to his arrest by the Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office.
Olean – Rafael Sanjurjo, aged 53 and residing at 42 Commercial St, Gowanda, was apprehended on September 21, 2023, following the issuance of an active bench warrant by the Olean Police Department. The Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office successfully executed the arrest, taking Mr. Sanjurjo into custody without incident.
He was subsequently transported to the Olean Police Department for further legal proceedings.
The arrest is in connection with a bench warrant related to charges under section 130.35 of the penal code, specifically for “RAPE-STRONGARM.” Details surrounding the alleged incident were not provided in the initial report.
No additional information about the arrest or the charges has been made available at this time.