District Attorney David W. Foley announced that Kevin Pattyson, 22, of Cherry Creek, New York pled guilty on March 18 in Chautauqua County Court to first-degree burglary, for a June 18, 2012 home invasion on Southside Avenue in the village of Cherry Creek that resulted in physical injury to a victim in the home. Pattyson was previously indicted by a Chautauqua County Grand Jury for the burglary.
The defendant is scheduled to be sentenced on June 25. The Chautauqua County Court, with the consent of the District Attorney's Office, the victim and her family, has committed to a 10 year state prison term plus five years post release supervision.
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