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Chautauqua County Court

MAYVILLE — Chautauqua County District Attorney Patrick Swanson announced the following pleas and sentences in Chautauqua County Court.

¯ Sean Barret, of Jamestown, was sentenced on Feb. 22 by Judge John LaMancuso to a determinate sentence of two years in state prison and one year of post-release supervision after being convicted on one count of fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

¯ James Blue, of Jamestown, was sentenced on Feb. 26 by Judge David Foley to a determinate sentence of four years in state prison plus two and one-half years of post-release supervision after being convicted on one count of second-degree criminal possession of a weapon. Swanson called this a “gun done case.”

¯ Joseph J. Thayer, 41, of Jamestown, was sentenced on Feb. 26 by Judge David Foley to a determinate sentence of one year plus one year post-release supervision after being convicted on one count of fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

¯ Jeffrey D. Switzer, 33, of Fredonia, was sentenced on Feb. 22 by Judge Paul Wojtaszek to two determinate sentences of three and one-half years in state prison plus two and one-half years of post-release supervision after being convicted on two counts of second-degree burglary. Those sentences were ordered to run concurrently to one another.

¯ Eduardo Rivera, 18, of Jamestown, was sentenced on Feb. 21 by Judge David Foley to a determinate sentence of three years in state prison plus three years of post-release supervision after being convicted on one count of second-degree attempted criminal possession of a weapon. The court did not grant youthful offender status. Swanson called this a “gun done case.”

¯ Michael Thompson. 29, of Bemus Point, was sentenced on Feb. 5 by Judge David Foley to a determinate sentence of three and one-half years in state prison plus two and one-half years of post-release supervision after being convicted on one count of second-degree criminal possession of a weapon. Swanson called this a “gun done case.”

¯ Eric L. Reese, 31, of Jamestown, was sentenced on Feb. 15 by Judge David Foley to two determinate sentences of two and one-half years in state prison plus one year of post-release supervision after being convicted of fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Those sentences were ordered to run concurrently to one another.

¯ Daniel R. McKay, 24, of Jamestown, was sentenced on Feb. 5 by Judge David Foley to a determinate sentence of eight years plus three years of post-release supervision after being convicted of third-degree attempted criminal possession of a controlled substance.

¯ Bernard E. Mount, 36, of Jamestown, was sentenced on Feb. 1 by Judge John LaMancuso to an indeterminate sentence of one and one-third years to four years in state prison after being convicted of third-degree burglary.

¯ Michael Melendez-Payne, 38, of Jamestown was sentenced on Jan. 22 by Judge David Foley to three years in state prison plus two years of post-release supervision after being convicted of fourth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

¯ Jason W. Thorn, 38, of Jamestown, was sentenced on Jan. 22 by Judge David Foley to an indeterminate sentence of one and one-third to four years in state prison after being convicted of third-degree criminal possession of a weapon.

¯ Dishawn L. Mays, 31, of Rochester, was sentenced on Jan. 8 by Judge David Foley to a determinate sentence of two years in state prison plus one year of post-release supervision after being convicted of fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

¯ Jennifer D. MacGonigal, 38, of Chagrin Falls, Ohio, was sentenced on Dec. 18 by Judge David Foley to a determinate sentence of two and one-half years in state prison plus one and one-half years of post-release supervision after being convicted of second-degree attempted criminal possession of a weapon. Swanson called this a “gun done case.”

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