On December 26, 2022, the Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) out of SP Olean arrested Troy M. Lafferty, 46 of Salamanca, NY for Rape 1st degree (B Felony).

On August 29, 2022, Troopers out of SP Olean received a possible rape complaint in the town of Ellicottville. Investigation determined that Lafferty did engage in sexual intercourse by forcible compulsion with a 30-year-old victim.

Lafferty was arrested and processed at SP Olean. Lafferty was arraigned at the town of Ellicottville Court and released under supervision. Lafferty is scheduled to reappear in January 2023.