LITTLE VALLEY – A Chaffee man has been ordered by Cattaraugus County Judge Larry M. Himelein to serve 20 years in prison and then undergo 20 years of post-released supervision on his first-degree rape plea for a sexual assault on a 12-year-old girl in the Town of Conewango.
Carl A. Barber, 34, pleaded guilty Sept. 18 to the highest indictment count he faced and was sentenced Monday, District Attorney Lori Pettit Reiman said Tuesday.
In other cases this week, Himelein:
• Granted one-year conditional discharges to Mark A. Harmon, 46, of Olean, on his driving while intoxicated conviction for an incident last Oct. 22 in the City of Olean and to Angela M. Rogers, 22, of Olean, on her misdemeanor criminal trespass conviction for incidents in May and June 2011 in that city.
Harmon also was ordered to pay a $1,000 fine and had his driver’s license was revoked. Rogers was ordered to make full restitution to her victim.
• Placed Sharon L. King, 67, of Bradford, Pa., on probation for five years, fined her $1,500 and ordered her to perform 50 hours of community service for her drunken driving conviction for an incident in the City of Salamanca last April 1. King also had her driver’s license revoked.
• Arraigned Damon S. Preusch, 55, currently being held in the Cattaraugus County Jail, who pleaded not on an indictment charging him with first-degree criminal sexual act, first-degree sexual abuse and unlawful imprisonment for forcing another individual to have oral sex with him in the Town of Machias on Oct. 11.
• Arraigned Steven M. Licata, 53, of West Seneca, who pleaded not guilty to a grand jury indictment charging him with the felony offense of attempting to evade or defeat cigarette taxes, evading or defeating excise taxes, false personation, speeding and unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.
Licata was arrested June 2 in the Town of Carrolton while allegedly transporting 30,000 or more untaxed cigarettes, giving police a false name, speeding and driving without a license. The district attorney said further proceedings in Licata’s case have been adjourned 45 days for motions.