Cattaraugus County Judge Ronald D. Ploetz this week ordered a Franklinville man to serve three years in prison for running a methamphetamine lab in the Town of Ischua last year.
Donald J. Johnson, 24, sentenced as a predicate felon, was arrested last July when authorities found laboratory equipment and manufactured meth in the house he was using.
Ploetz also ordered a Little Valley man to serve a prison term of one to three years on his aggravated driving while intoxicated conviction for being nearly three times as drunk as the state allows when he was stopped in the Town of Napoli.
Victor C. Spinler, 28, registered a blood-alcohol level of 0.23 percent after he was pulled over Feb. 4, 2012, in Napoli, Cattaraugus County District Attorney Lori Pettit Rieman said.
According to prosecutors, Ploetz this week in other action:
• Ordered Hiram G. Marin, 49, of Salamanca, jailed after Marin pleaded not guilty to an indictment charging him with first-degree criminal sexual act, first-degree sexual abuse and child endangerment. Marin is accused of molesting a 10-year-old child in Salamanca last July.
• Accepted a guilty plea of attempted criminal sale of a controlled substance from Jesse C. Bartlett, Sr., 45, of Olean, who faces a prison term of up to 15 years. Bartlett was accused of methadone and Oxycodone trafficking in Olean last year.
• Ordered Derek P. Brantley, 24, of Olean, to serve up to two years in the County Jail for selling heroin in Olean on June 1.
• Accepted guilty pleas from three women in separate drug and burglary cases:
Stephanie K. Currie, 34, of Olean, faces up to seven years on her felony plea to criminal sale of a controlled substance and criminal possession of a controlled substance. She sold Oxycodone in Olean on March 22 and Aug. 30.
April M. Suckow, 26, of Olean, also faces up to seven years on her guilty plea to drug sales in the Olean in September 2011.
And Karen L. Morgan, 46, of Olean, faces up to four years on her guilty plea to a reduced charge of attempted burglary for an Olean break-in Oct. 22.
In other action:
• Richard C. Skye, 45, of Salamanca – who previously served prison terms for stealing a car, burglary, robbery and possession of stolen property, all in Niagara County – pleaded not guilty to an indictment charging him with felony reckless endangerment and other counts.
He is accused of leading police on a high-speed chase through the towns of Little Valley, Mansfield and Ellicottville on Sept. 4.