Major James M. Hall
Troop A Commander
Olean man arrested for DWAI-Drugs
On June 19, 2020, SP Olean Troopers arrested Joseph F. Chiarmonte, 49, of Olean, NY for Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs and Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle 2nd Degree.
During a traffic stop on State Route 417 in the city of Olean, Troopers determined Chiarmonte had been operating a vehicle while in an impaired condition. He failed standardized field sobriety tests at the scene. Chiarmonte was then arrested and transported to SP Olean, where a Drug Recognition Expert evaluation confirmed impairment.
Chiarmonte was arraigned in Cattaraugus County Court, where he was remanded to the Cattaraugus County Jail while awaiting extradition on a warrant from Arkansas.