Salamanca Man Charged With Sexual Abuse Of Several Children

SALAMANCA – A Salamanca man has been arraigned on six counts of felony first-degree sexual abuse and three counts of second-degree sexual abuse.

Leonard W. Redeye Jr., 71, of Center Road, was charged after an investigation by the Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies said Redeye allegedly engaged in sexual contact with several children under the ages of 14 on multiple occasions from 2002 to present.

The felony charges are the result of sexual contact by Redeye against children under the age of 11, the sheriff’s office said.

Redeye was arraigned in Salamanca Town Court and released on his own recognizance. He is scheduled to be back in court for further proceedings.