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MAN SENTENCED ON DRUG AND WEAPONS POSSESSION CHARGES

An Olean man has been sentenced in Cattaraugus County Court to up to seven years in state prison on weapons and drug charges.

Michael P. Kelley, 39, of South Union Street, was sentenced by Judge Larry M. Himelein to serve from 2 1/3 to seven years in prison for his guilty plea to fourth-degree attempted criminal possession of a controlled substance and from 1 1/3 to four years in prison for his guilty plea to third-degree attempted criminal possession of a weapon, Aug. 12 in Olean.

District Attorney Edward M. Sharkey said the sentences are to be served consecutively.

Kelley was on the Ten Most Wanted list for the Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Department and was recently taken into custody.

In other cases Tuesday:

Ann R. Ellis, 23, of Salamanca, appeared to answer charges of second-degree vehicular manslaughter, driving while intoxicated and traffic violations but did not have an attorney.

Her case was adjourned until Feb. 26. The charges relate to an accident Dec. 12, 1999, when the car she was driving went into the Allegheny River in the Town of Olean, killing two passengers.

Tyrone E. Davis, 53, of Rushford, was sentenced to five years' probation, including six months of electronic monitoring, and fined $4,000 for his guilty plea to driving while intoxicated Feb. 11, 2000, in Portville.

Donnette J. Littlejohn, 35, of Buffalo, faces sentencing March 26 after pleading guilty to two counts of second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument.

She admitted that twice in December in Olean she forged checks totaling $678 belonging to a blacktop company.

Rashed K. Lott, 30, of Buffalo but now in Attica Correctional Facility, pleaded guilty to second-degree attempted forgery for forging his brother's name in March on a fingerprint card while being processed by the Olean Police Department on an unrelated charge. Sentencing was set for April 2.

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