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Dunkirk man sentenced in 2013 arson

MAYVILLE – A Dunkirk man is headed to state prison for starting a house fire in the town of Portland.

According to the Chautauqua County District Attorney David Foley, James Moreland, 55, of Dunkirk, was sentenced to 4-8 years in state prison for third-degree arson.

Moreland was charged following a fire at 6360 Route 20, Portland.

Firefighters arrived at the multi-family home the night of May 17, 2013 to a fully-involved fire in the front of the house. No one was home at the time of the fire, but the house was declared a total loss.

The cause of the fire was ruled arson and Moreland was indicted for second- and third-degree arson on July 24, 2013.

Student charged after narcotics found at CVCS

SINCLAIRVILLE – A 16-year-old student has been charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance on Wednesday.

Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies report the male, who was not identified, was in possession of two bottles of the controlled substance, which were prescribed to another Sinclairville youth. The teen was arrested and will be in Gerry Town Court at a later date.

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office

WESTFIELD – Shawn M. Cettell, 26, of East Main Road was charged with second-degree harassment on Sunday. Cettell allegedly made threats to harm other residents in the area shortly after 12 a.m. He was arraigned in Westfield Town Court and released on his own recognizance to the custody of his mother.

Chautauqua County Court

District Attorney, David W. Foley, announced the following pleas and sentences in Chautauqua County Court.

Phillip L. Reichardt, 38, of Jamestown, was sentenced to 2 1/2 years in state prison with two years post release supervision for unlawful manufacturing of Meth in the third degree.

Montel C. Cooper, 27, of Dunkirk, was sentenced to two years determinate in state prison and three years post release supervision for attempted criminal possession of a weapon the third degree.

Julia L. Nelson, 48, of Falconer, was sentenced to 1-3 years in state prison and one year license revocation for felony DWI.

Rodney E. Thomas, 49, of Jamestown, was sentenced to one year in jail for criminal possession of stolen property in the fourth degree.

Randy Koon, 31, of Silver Creek, was sentenced to six months in jail and five years probation for grand larceny in the fourth degree.

Samuel J. Cettell, 34, of Westfield, was sentenced to five years probation for criminal sale of a controlled substance in the fifth degree.

Natalie R. Corll, 21, of Jamestown, was sentenced to five years probation and restitution for forgery second and criminal possession of stolen property fourth.

Jason M. Tomkiewicz, 37, of Fredonia, was sentenced to 5 years probation, a $5,000 fine and one-year license revocation for felony DWI.

Javiel Valle, 27, of Lehigh Acres, Florida, was sentenced to 45 days in jail and five years probation for attempted burglary in the third degree.

Scott Fry, 35, of Cassadaga, was sentenced to five years probation, a $1,500 fine and five years ignition interlock device for felony DWI.

Kate S. Pinkowski, 29, of Forestville, was sentenced to three years probation, a $1,000 fine and one year license revocation for misdemeanor DWI.