6/22/18 – TROY MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO GUN CHARGE

Rensselaer County District Attorney Joel E. Abelove announced that Thursday, June 21, 2018, Dominick Harris, age 24, pled guilty to one (1) count of Criminal Possession of A Weapon in the Second Degree, a Class C felony, in satisfaction of a ten (10) count indictment. The defendant pled guilty to the charge listed above stemming […]

6/13/18 – JURY CONVICTS PREDICATE FELON OF GRAND LARCENY

Rensselaer County District Attorney Joel E. Abelove announced today that Maurice S. Davis, age 45, was convicted by a jury of one (1) count of Grand Larceny in the Fourth Degree, a class E Felony, one (1) count of Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the Fourth, a class E Felony, and one (1) count […]

6/12/18 – CASTLETON MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO VEHICULAR ASSAULT

Rensselaer County District Attorney Joel E. Abelove announced today that Christopher Neumann, age 26, pled guilty to one (1) count of Vehicular Assault in the First Degree, a Class D felony, and one (1) count of Driving While Ability Impaired by the Combined Influence of Drugs and Alcohol, an unclassified misdemeanor, in connection to a […]

5/31/2018 – Jiff-E-Mart to raise funds to fight opioid epidemic

http://www.troyrecord.com/general-news/20180531/jiff-e-mart-to-raise-funds-to-fight-opioid-epidemic Jiff-E-Mart to raise funds to fight opioid epidemic Gas station to raise funds to fight opioid epidemic By Nicholas Buonanno, nbuonanno@troyrecord.com, @NickBuonanno on Twitter Thursday, May 31, 2018 NORTH GREENBUSH, N.Y. >> Anyone who stops for gas at any of the three Jiff-E-Mart gas stations in the Capital Region will have the chance to […]

5/23/18 – TROY MAN SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR 2017 SHOOTING

Rensselaer County District Attorney Joel E. Abelove announced that Jamel T. DeWitt, age 33, of Troy, NY, was sentenced to seventeen (17) years in prison followed by five (5) years of post-release supervision, after pleading guilty to one (1) count of Criminal Use of a Firearm in the First Degree, a class B felony, in […]

5/1/18 – COHOES MAN SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ARREST

Rensselaer County District Attorney Joel E. Abelove announced that, Jason M. Lonczak, age 40, of Cohoes, NY, was sentenced to six (6) years in prison followed by three (3) years of post-release supervision, after pleading guilty to one (1) count of Strangulation in the Second Degree, a class D violent felony. On August 23, 2017, […]

4/23/18 – TROY MAN FOUND GUILTY OF MANSLAUGHTER IN JULY 2017 HOMICIDE

Rensselaer County District Attorney Joel E. Abelove announced that on Monday, April 23, 2018, Anthony Rickett, age 52, was found guilty of Manslaughter in the First Degree, a class B, violent felony offense, following a weeklong trial. The jury deliberated over nine hours over the course of two days before reaching a verdict at 1pm […]

3/23/18 – APPELLATE DIVISION UPHOLDS MURDER CONVICTION

Rensselaer County District Attorney Joel E. Abelove announced today’s decision by the Appellate Division’s Third Department, affirming a previous order by Rensselaer County Court which denied defendant’s motion to vacate his conviction on the grounds of ineffective assistance of counsel. Jason Guynup pled guilty to Murder in the Second Degree and waived his right to […]