Cattaraugus County Sheriffs report for Aug. 26
Mohawk was arraigned in Great Valley Town Court and remanded to Cattaraugus County Jail in lieu of $1,000 bail.
• Kirk L. Sterling, 27, of Waverly Street, Cattaraugus, was charged Aug. 16 with DWI, aggravated DWI, Leandra’s Law (child in vehicle was 4 years old), aggravated DWI with B.A.C. of .18 or higher and other traffic infractions, including leaving the scene of a property damage accident, following an incident on Lebanon Road in Cold Spring.
According to authorities, Sterling allegedly struck a utility pole with the trailer he was towing behind his truck. He then attempted to leave the scene but was stopped by local residents.
Sterling is due in Cold Spring Court.
• Eric A. Kuhaneck, 20, of Second Street, Little Valley, was charged Aug. 17 with two counts of first-degree sexual abuse and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child following an investigation conducted by the Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Bureau.
According to authorities, Kuhaneck allegedly had sexual contact with two 6-year-old children.
Kuhaneck was arraigned in Salamanca Town Court, held on $2,500 bail and remanded to Cattaraugus County Jail.
• Naomi T. John, 33, of Gun Parker Road, Perrysburg, was charged Aug. 12 with endangering the welfare of a child, second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, no child restraint and no front plate after Patrol responded to the report of a domestic incident, when a vehicle was being stolen.
According to authorities, the vehicle was located traveling on Eaton Road in Perrysburg, and John allegedly admitted to being involved in a physical domestic incident in front of her two young children. She also allegedly admitted to stealing the car and leaving the scene.
Upon completion of the investigation, the original victim did not wish to pursue charges for the theft of the vehicle; however, a NYSPIN check revealed that John’s driving privileges had been revoked.
John is being held in lieu of $500 bail and is due in court.