FORMER EPD Officer Matthew Albanese wants to settle the lawsuit against him concerning his illegal conduct and the assault that occurred when his victim was handcuffed to a metal chair and was viciously assaulted by Cattaraugus County Sheriff Bryan H Schwabenbauer, the same individual who was sued in Federal Court for substantially similar conduct in another case. Alarmingly, soon after the Motions to dismiss Schwabenbauer and Albanese failed, the victim’s star witness on the corrupt sheriff’s department ended up dead. The only remaining entities in the lawsuit are Schwabenbauer, Albanese and one other person.
Citizens who are reporting abuses and crimes of the Cattaraugus County New York DA’s Office and Sheriff’s Department through the proper channels are being ignored. Here is just a small sampling of what the DA’s and targeted victims go through when they are exercising their rights. Once you have completed this article you will come to the conclusion that the citizens of Cattaraugus County have a Sheriff of the likes of which has not been seen since Continue reading →