Man awaiting transfer to state prison faces 107 felony charges

WARSAW — An Arcade man in Wyoming County Jail awaiting transfer to state prison for repeatedly violating orders of protection faces more than 100 felony charges for violating those orders from jail.

David M. Smith, 34, was arraigned in Wyoming County Court Thursday on 107 charges of aggravated family offense, a class E felony punishable by up to four years.

Smith was in Wyoming County Jail awaiting transfer to state prison when he repeatedly violated an order of protection.

Smith was sentenced in March to one to three years for felony criminal contempt of court and 1 1/3 to four years for aggravated family offense for repeated violations.

He remained in jail until July 9, when he was transferred to Elmira Correctional Facility.

Also in County Court:

n Barry L. Gurganus Jr., 41, of Warsaw entered a not guilty plea to an indictment charging him with felony DWI by drugs, felony DWI by drugs and alcohol and aggravated unlicensed operation.

n Richard Greene, 29, of Warsaw pleaded guilty to aggravated DWI with a child in the car and was jailed in lieu of $2,000 bail pending sentencing Oct. 9.

n Brandy Heim, 40, of Delevan was sentenced to four years of probation, had her licensed revoked and must have an Interlock if she ever drives a car. She was convicted of felony aggravated DWI with a child in the car.

n Diane Little of Arcade was placed on probation for two years for driving while impaired by drugs.

n Darius D. Howard, 38, of Rochester entered a not guilty plea to an indictment charging him with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, fourth-degree conspiracy, criminal use of drug paraphernalia and resisting arrest.

He was arrested in January after police were called for drug complaint in Perry. Howard fled on foot but was quickly caught and charged.

n Jay Miller, no age or address, entered a not guilty plea to an indictment charging him with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and conspiracy.

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