7/28/16 – TROY MAN SENTENCED FOR MURDER

Rensselaer County District Attorney Joel E. Abelove announced today that David Campos, age 46, was sentenced by Honorable Andrew G. Ceresia in Rensselaer County Court for his guilty plea to one (1) count of Murder in the Second Degree, a class A-I felony. The defendant was sentenced to Twenty (20) Years to Life in state […]

7/26/16 – CO-DEFENDANT PLEADS GUILTY TO ARSON THAT KILLED A TROY WOMAN

Rensselaer County District Attorney Joel E. Abelove announced today that Tyler W. Smith, age 25, pled guilty today in Rensselaer County Court to one (1) count of Arson in the Second Degree, a class B felony, and one (1) count of Manslaughter in the First Degree, a class B felony. Smith admitted to his role […]

7/12/16 – NORTH GREENBUSH MAN INDICTED FOR MURDER

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6/27/16 – FORMER RENSSELAER COUNTY SUPERVISING INVESTIGATOR ADMITS MISCONDUCT FOR HELPING TROY HOUSING OFFICIAL EVADE ARREST

New York State Inspector General Catherine Leahy Scott and Rensselaer County District Attorney Joel Abelove today announced the guilty plea of a former Rensselaer County Department of Social Services Supervising Welfare Investigator who used his position to try to cover up wrongdoing by a former Troy housing official. Emanuel (Manny) Ned, 51, of Wynantskill Way, […]

6/24/16 – MAN SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ARREST

Rensselaer County District Attorney Joel E. Abelove announced today that Jose O. Marquez., age 37, was sentenced by Honorable Andrew G. Ceresia in Rensselaer County Court for his guilty plea to one (1) count of Strangulation in the Second Degree, a class D violent felony. Marquez was sentenced to three (3) years in state prison […]

6/14/16 – TROY MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO MURDER

Rensselaer County District Attorney Joel E. Abelove announced today that David Campos, age 46, pled guilty today to one count of Murder in the Second Degree, a class A-I felony, in Rensselaer County Court, in connection with the brutal stabbing death of his estranged wife, Denise Gely. In the early morning hours of November 23, […]

6/13/16 – GUILTY VERDICT AFTER SEXUAL ABUSE TRIAL

Rensselaer County District Attorney Joel E. Abelove announced today that Andre McClenos, age 56, was convicted by a jury of one count of Sexual Abuse in the First Degree, a class D violent felony. The verdict came today following a week-long trial in Rensselaer County Court. On the afternoon of May 14, 2014, a Troy […]

6/7/16 – ANIMAL ADVOCACY DAY

Rensselaer County District Attorney Joel E. Abelove spoke at the Animal Advocacy Day. Related Story – Animal Advocacy Day at the Capitol       

6/3/16 – JURY CONVICTS RENSSELAER MAN OF THIRD DRUG FELONY

Rensselaer County District Attorney Joel E. Abelove announced today that Alexander Luciano, age 34, was convicted by a jury of two counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Fourth Degree, a class C felony, and 3 counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Seventh Degree, a class A Misdemeanor. […]