11/29/17 – BERLIN MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO CRIMINAL SEXUAL ACT IN THE FIRST DEGREE

Rensselaer County District Attorney Joel E. Abelove announced today that William Schrell, age 74, pled guilty to one (1) count of Criminal Sexual Act in the First Degree, a class B felony, in satisfaction of a three (3) count indictment. The defendant admitted guilt to an incident where he had a child under the age […]

11/27/17 – TROY MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO ATTEMPTED MURDER

Rensselaer County District Attorney Joel E. Abelove announced today that Carl M. Pugh, age 35, pled guilty to one (1) count of Attempted Murder in the Second Degree, a class B felony, in satisfaction of a five (5) count indictment. Mr. Pugh admitted guilt to an incident which occurred on March 18, 2017, where he […]

11/2/17 – 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 and actual innocence. Michael Mosley was convicted of Murder in the First Degree and Burglary […]

8/17/17 – APPELLATE DIVISION UPHOLDS PRISON TERM FOR GUN ARREST

Rensselaer County District Attorney Joel E. Abelove announced today that the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Third Judicial Department, upheld the prison sentence of Quintril Clark, age 27, rendered November 25, 2015. Clark pled guilty to two (2) counts of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree, both class C violent […]

7/28/17 – CAR THIEF TO SPEND THE NEXT 3-6 YEARS IN PRISON

Rensselaer County District Attorney Joel E. Abelove announced that on Friday, July 28, 2017, Donald J. Gilbert, age 47, pled guilty to one count of Grand Larceny in the Third Degree, a class D felony, in satisfaction of a four (4) count indictment. Gilbert was charged in an indictment with numerous offenses after he stole […]

6/30/17 – APPELLATE DIVISION UPHOLDS PRISON TERM IN 2013 SEXUAL ASSAULT CASE

Rensselaer County District Attorney Joel E. Abelove announced today that the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Third Judicial Department, affirmed the guilty verdict of Robert Wolf, age 25, rendered by a jury on September 4, 2013. Wolf was convicted of two (2) counts of Course of Sexual Conduct in the First Degree, one […]

6/1/17 – GUILTY VERDICT IN DWI CASE

Rensselaer County District Attorney Joel E. Abelove announced that Charles D. Tremblay, age 30, of Troy, NY, was convicted by a jury of one (1) count of Driving While Intoxicated with a BAC over .08%, and one (1) count of Common Law Driving While Intoxicated, both misdemeanors. On April 24, 2016, the defendant was pulled […]

5/22/17 – GUILTY VERDICT IN DWI CASE

Rensselaer County District Attorney Joel E. Abelove announced that Kenneth R. Sandstedt, age 63, of Canaan, NY, was convicted by a jury of one (1) count of Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated and one (1) count Driving While Intoxicated, both misdemeanors. On September 6, 2016, the defendant was involved in a single car automobile crash on […]

4/25/17 – REPEAT DRUNK DRIVER SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR FELONY DWI

Rensselaer County District Attorney Joel E. Abelove announced that David H. Dugan, age 32, of Hoosick Falls, NY, was sentenced to state prison today for his guilty plea to one (1) count of Driving While Intoxicated, a class D felony and one (1) count of Violation of Probation (VOP), for a previous DWI-related conviction. On […]