Stockton man arrested on rape charge

STOCKTON — Chautauqua County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Leland Breese, 34, of Stockton, on Friday for allegedly raping a woman.

Deputies made the arrest after an investigation determined that Breese had sexual intercourse with a woman without her consent in a residence on Route 380.

Breese was arrested at a residence in Jamestown and arraigned in Chautauqua Town Court since the town of Stockton Judge was not available.

Breese was charged with first-degree rape and committed to Chautauqua County Jail in lieu of bail . He will appear in court at a later date and time.