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Jamestown man sentenced on child pornography charge

BUFFALO — U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that Steven Fetterman, 36, of Jamestown, who was convicted of possession of child pornography, was sentenced to serve 8 years and 4 months in prison and 30 years supervised release by U.S. District Judge Lawrence J. Vilardo.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Jonathan P. Cantil, who handled the case, stated that on November 19, 2015, the defendant possessed 1,720 videos and 13,838 images of child pornography. Approximately 44 videos and 95 images involved prepubescent minors or minors under the age of 12, as well as depictions of violence.

Fetterman previously engaged in a pattern of activity involving the sexual abuse or exploitation of a minor. In 2000, the defendant forced Victim 1, a minor, to engage in oral sex. Also, between 2001 and 2003, the defendant attempted to fondle Victim 2.

The sentencing is the result of an investigation by Homeland Security Investigations, under the direction of Special Agent-in-Charge Kevin Kelly.

Westfield woman charged in burglary

FORESTVILLE — A Westfield woman is accused of burglarizing a house.

On Tuesday, around 1:50 p.m., Chautauqua County Sheriff deputies responded to an address in Forestville for the report of a residential burglary in progress. Deputies located 30-year-old Jaralyn E. Majak of 67 Cass St. on scene. Deputies allege Majak entered the house without the permission of the owner to do so.

Majak was charged with second-degree burglary and placed into custody. She was then transported to the Chautauqua County Jail for the Centralized Arraignment Program.

She will answer to her charge in town of Hanover Court at a later date.


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