Olean Man Given Five Years Of Probation For Drug Sale

LITTLE VALLEY-An Olean man has been sentenced to five years of probation for his conviction of fifth-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance.

According to the Cattaraugus County Court, Joseph D. Hovey, 27, knowingly and unlawfully sold a controlled substance on or about Dec. 18, 2013, in Olean.

Other sentences announced this week by Lori Petit Rieman, Cattaraugus County district attorney, were the following:

Roger A. Canute, 54, of Olean, was sentenced to five years of probation and 100 hours of community service for his conviction of fourth-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance. The incident occurred on or about July 13, 2013, in Olean, when Canute knowingly and unlawfully sold a narcotic substance, according to a press release from the district attorney’s office.

Jessica A. Fye, 36, of Olean, was sentenced to a year in the Cattaraugus County Jail for her conviction of fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. The incident occurred on or about Aug. 21, 2013, in Olean, when Fye knowingly and unlawfully possessed a controlled substance with the intent to sell it, according to the press release.

The following individuals pleaded guilty:

Christina A. Garland, 42, of Arcade pleaded guilty to second-degree grand larceny and second-degree forgery. The incident occurred between November 2013 and March 2014 in Freedom, when Garland knowingly and unlawfully stole more than $100,000, forged and falsified business records. Sentencing is scheduled Oct. 20.

Sandra L. Mcandrew, 57, of Limestone pleaded guilty to official misconduct. The incident occurred between Jan. 1, 2006, and Dec. 31, 2011, in Carrollton, when Mcandrew committed an act relating to her office, but constituted an unauthorized exercise of her official function, knowing that such act was unauthorized, according to the press release. Sentencing is scheduled for Oct. 20.

Michael J. Gayton, 21, of Olean pleaded guilty to second-degree rape and forcible touching. Between March 23, 2011, and May 2011, Gayton intentionally forcibly touched the sexual or other intimate parts of another person, according to the press release. Moreover, on or about Oct. 13, 2013, in Olean, Gayton engaged in sexual intercourse with another person who was less than 15 years old.

Michael L. Chase, 23, of Olean pleaded guilty to second-degree attempted burglary. The incident occurred between Aug. 16, 2013, and Aug. 18, 2013, in Olean, when Chase acted jointly and in concert with one another, and each aiding and abetting the other, knowingly entered or remained unlawfully in a dwelling with intent to commit a crime inside, the release states. Sentencing is scheduled for Oct. 20.

The following individuals were arraigned:

Jesse M. Dickinson, 22, of Springville was arraigned and pleaded not guilty to two counts of first-degree rape, first-degree sex abuse, second-degree assault, three counts of second-degree strangulation, fourth-degree criminal mischief, third-degree assault, three counts of criminal obstruction of breathing and second-degree menacing. According to the press release, the incidents allegedly occurred between Aug. 28, 2013, and Sept. 4, 2013, and March 30 in Yorkshire, when Dickinson engaged in sexual intercourse with another person by forcible compulsion. The case has been adjourned for motions.

Michael P. Robinson, 28, of Franklinville was arraigned and pleaded not guilty to second-degree assault. According to the press release, the alleged incident occurred on or about March 4 in Franklinville, when Robinson with intent to cause serious physical injury to another person, caused such injury to such person or to a third person. The matter has been adjourned for motions.

Austin E. Moore, 19, of Franklinville was arraigned and pleaded not guilty to fourth-degree grand larceny and tampering with physical evidence. According to the press release, the alleged incident occurred on or about Feb. 14 in Machias, when Moore allegedly stole property and the value of the property exceeded $1,000. The case has been adjourned for motions.

Dylan T. Singer, 18, of Olean was arraigned and pleaded not guilty to second-degree criminal mischief. According to the press release, the alleged incident occurred on or about Feb. 20 in Olean, when Singer, acting with others, intentionally damaged property of another person in an amount exceeding $1,500. The case has been adjourned for motions.

Daniel E. Dailey, 18, of Olean was arraigned and pleaded not guilty to second-degree criminal mischief. According to the press release, the alleged incident occurred on or about Feb. 20 in Olean, when Dailey, acting with others, intentionally damaged property of another person in an amount exceeding $1,500. The case has been adjourned for motions.

Andrew J. Jaquish, 28, of Salamanca was arraigned and pleaded not guilty to two counts of first-degree reckless endangerment, third-degree grand larceny, two counts of first-degree criminal contempt, two counts of second-degree menacing, third-degree stalking and first-degree harassment. According to the press release, the alleged incident occurred on or about June 24 in Great Valley and Salamanca, when Jaquish stole property, and recklessly engaged in conduct which created a grave risk of death to another person. The matter has been adjourned for motions.

Bradley C. Fluent, 39, of Olean was arraigned and pleaded not guilty to vehicular assault, aggravated driving while intoxicated with a child, aggravated DWI, DWI and third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. According to the press release, the incident occurred on or about June 7 in Carrollton, when Fluent allegedly operated a vehicle in an intoxicated, condition, having a .20 percent blood alcohol content and a child less than 15 years old in the car. The matter has been adjourned for motions.