6/6/19 – Verdict in Troy Homicide

Luis Alfredo Monge Guevara, a/k/a “Alfredo,” a/k/a “El Gordo,” a/k/a “El Diablo” (03/29/1996) was found guilty today of Murder in the Second Degree (Penal Law 125.25(3)) and Burglary in the Second Degree (Penal Law 140.25(2)). The jury found that Guevara committed a burglary and, while in the course of and in furtherance of that burglary, […]

5/31/19 – HEROIN DEALER CONVICTED OF THREE DRUG SALES

Rensselaer County District Attorney Mary Pat Donnelly announced that on Tuesday, May 21, 2019, Aaron Rhem, age 28, was found guilty of three counts of Criminal Sale of Controlled Substance in the Third Degree, Class B felonies, three counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree, Class D felonies, and one […]

4/5/19 – Guilty Plea in Quadruple Homicide Case

Guilty Plea in Quadruple Homicide Case On April 5, 2019, Justin Mann of Schenectady pled guilty before the Honorable Debra J. Young in Rensselaer County Court to four counts of Murder in the Second Degree in violation of NY State Penal Law Section 125.25(3). Mr. Mann will be sentenced to 25 years to life on […]

2/20/19 – SCHAGHTICOKE MAN ADMITS TO LANSINGBURGH ARSON

Rensselaer County District Mary Pat Donnelly announced that on Wednesday, February 20, 2019, Duane W. Miles, age 40, pled guilty to one count of Arson in the Second Degree, a class B violent felony in satisfaction of a twenty-one count indictment. On June 5, 2018, the Troy Police Department and Troy Fire Department investigated a […]

2/15/19 – Troy Couple Charged in South Troy Animal Cruelty Case

Troy Couple Charged inSouth Troy Animal Cruelty Case Rensselaer County District Attorney Mary Pat Donnelly announced that on Friday, February 15, 2019, Michelle and David Hempstead of Troy were arraigned in Troy City Court charged with multiple counts of animal cruelty. The charges include 17 counts each in violation of Agriculture and Markets Law 353. […]

1/9/19 – EAST GREENBUSH MAN ADMITS TO POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA

Rensselaer County District Attorney Mary Pat Donnelly announced that on Friday, January 4th, 2019, Ricky G. Durham, age 49, was sentenced in Rensselaer County Court to a term of five (5) years of state incarceration followed by three (3) years of post-release supervision for possessing approximately twenty (20) pounds of marihuana. During two separate instances, […]