Monthly Archives: June 2017

Kochan Trial Update – Kowalski Crossed Examined, Kochan takes the stand and ‘ADA’ Ensell freaks out….

Today (6/7/17) Mr. Kochan’s Attorney finished up his cross examination upon Ellicottville/Salamanca/Hamburg/Franklinville Police Officer Cori Kowalski (did we miss any?). Kowalski is the one that drew a gun on Mr. Kochan in two seconds, shot out or knocked out his window 25 seconds later and then pulled Mr. Kochan from his car throwing him on the cold, hard pavement head first knocking him unconscious then stomping on him. Continue reading

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Overzealous Prosecutions and Special Prosecutors

Kochan Trial Update – Special Prosecutors and Recusal Motions. In the early stages of the action that was illegally moved to the Cattaraugus County Court, Mr. Kochan, acting pro-se, motioned for a special prosecutor to replace District Attorney Lori Rieman and her cohorts. If a Motion for a Special Prosecutor is granted, that person replacing her has all the rights and authorities as the District Attorney, which includes moving forward with the case, dropping the charges or reducing them; it is the duty of the district attorney to refrain from over-zealous advocacy” ( People v. Slover, 232 N.Y. 264, 267)… Continue reading

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DA Rieman Using Visual Symbolism to Taint the Minds of the Jury

When you become a victim of Cattaraugus County District Attorney Lori Rieman she will use any and all methods at her disposal, illegal or otherwise, to get a conviction. In the Kochan trial she is using visual symbolism in the court room to plant in the minds of the jury, i.e. taint the jury, that Mr. Kochan is someone who has the potential to physically attack others in the court room, or had done so in the past. This can have has serious prejudicial effect on Mr. Kochan at the trial…

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Update on the Kochan Trial and the Importance of Huntley

Ploetz's Oct 22, 2016 Orders Admitting Tickets were superseded along with proof they tickets were simplified traffic informations.

Ploetz’s Oct 22, 2016 Orders Admitting Tickets were superseded along with proof the tickets were simplified traffic informations.

Cattaraugus County Judge Ronald Ploetz violating his oath of office again, or was it someone who showed up in the audience that caused him to go against Mr. Kochan’s Marinida rights? In the trial of Christopher Kochan, where the original three charges were superseded one day later by three of the same charges thereby rendering them invalid and eliminating the District Attorney’s ability to prosecute; It is well settled that a simplified traffic information can only be amended to cure amendable defects and cannot be superseded by another” People v Tate  45 Misc 3d 131(A)). When Mr. Kochan called them out on that they then attempted to use a fraudulent Notice of Presentment. In order to take a matter to the grand jury that is not a Felony (Felony’s are automatic), you need at least one misdemeanor charge. In this matter there was only one misdemeanor charge listed on the Notice of Presentment, which Mr. Kochan was never charged with. So the DA could not use that process either. Continue reading

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