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An Olean man who stole two personal watercraft and forged a check faces sentencing early next year in Cattaraugus County Court.

Cory R. Dodge, 18, pleaded guilty before Judge Larry M. Himelein to third-degree grand larceny in connection with the theft Sept. 1 in the Town of Otto of two personal watercraft and trailers.

Dodge also pleaded guilty to second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument Sept. 21 involving a $190 check belonging to a relative.

Himelein has scheduled sentencing for Jan. 31.

In another case, David E. Moyer II, 24, of Niagara Falls, was sentenced to from 1 1/3 to three years in prison on his guilty plea to second-degree attempted forgery, May 14 in Salamanca. Sentencing is scheduled Jan. 10.

Kurt A. Schwartz, 38, of Kennedy, pleaded guilty to probation violation and was sentenced to from one to three years in prison. Schwartz was sentenced to probation after he was convicted of driving while intoxicated, Oct. 11, 1996, in Salamanca. He violated the terms of the probation sentence when he was observed in an intoxicated condition last year.

Deborah J. Osborne, 36, of Salamanca, was sentenced to four months of weekends in jail, five years of probation and fined $3,000 for her guilty plea to driving while intoxicated, July 8 in Salamanca.

Michael Priest, 21, of South Dayton, was sentenced to 10 months in jail for his guilty plea to violating a probation sentence imposed in April in Chautauqua County for assault.

William H. Richmond, 22, of Wellsville, was sentenced to five years probation and fined $2,500 for his guilty plea to driving while intoxicated and driving without a license, Oct. 2, 1998, in Allegany.

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