4/28/15 – REUTER ADMITTS TO KILLING TROY COUPLE

Rensselaer County District Attorney Joel E. Abelove announced today that Daniel Reuter, age 33, pled guilty in Rensselaer County Court to two (2) counts of Manslaughter in the First Degree, both class B violent felonies; one (1) count of Burglary in the Second Degree, a class C violent felony; and one (1) count of Grand […]

4/13/15 – PREDICATE FELON RECEIVES EIGHT YEARS FOR ATTEMPTED ROBBERY

Rensselaer County District Attorney Joel E. Abelove announced today that Doc Blanchard, age 46, pled guilty in Rensselaer County Court to one (1) charge of Attempted Robbery in the First Degree, a class C violent felony. Blanchard pled guilty to a charge that stems from an incident back in 2013. The defendant robbed two people […]

1/11/17 – PREDICATE FELON RETURING TO STATE PRISON

Rensselaer County District Attorney Joel E. Abelove announced that on Monday, January 9, 2017, Rashene T. Lawton, age 42, of Troy, NY, was sentenced to eight (8) years in state prison followed by five (5) years post-release supervision as a result of his guilty plea to one count of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in […]

1/4/17 – ALBANY MAN PLEADS TO TOP COUNT OF DRUG INDICTMENT

Rensselaer County District Attorney Joel E. Abelove announced that on Wednesday, January 4, 2017, Carlos Fulmore, age 46, formerly of Troy, NY, pled guilty to one count of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree, a class B felony, in satisfaction of a six count indictment. Jury selection was scheduled to begin […]

12/8/16 – ALBANY MAN ADMITS QUARTER MILLION DOLLAR THEFT, TAX FRAUD

Rensselaer County District Attorney Joel E. Abelove announced that on Thursday, December 8th, Jordan B. Henderer, age 43, of Albany, New York, was sentenced to three (3) to nine (9) years of state prison for the theft of $268,391.05 from his employer, as well as two and a third (2 1/3) to seven (7) years […]

11/17/16 – GUILTY VERDICT FOR FORMER TROY MAYORAL CANDIDATE

Rensselaer County District Attorney Joel E. Abelove announced today that Ernest E. Everett, age 34, was convicted by a jury of three (3) counts of Offering a False Instrument for Filing in the Second Degree, a class A misdemeanor. The verdict came today following a three day trial before the Honorable Christopher T. Maier. The […]

11/3/16 – TROY MAN SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR ILLEGAL FIREARM POSSESSION

Rensselaer County District Attorney Joel E. Abelove announced today that Xavier T. Hilton, age 22, was sentenced to thirteen (13) years in state prison and five (5) years post release supervision, before Honorable Andrew G. Ceresia in Rensselaer County Court. On September 28, 2016, a jury found Hilton guilty of one (1) count of Criminal […]

10/6/16 – RENSSELAER COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE AWARDED DOMESTIC VIOLENCE GRANT

Rensselaer County District Attorney Joel E. Abelove announced today that his office has received a $20,000.00 Domestic Violence grant from the New York State Senate. 2016 marks the first year that the Rensselaer County District Attorney’s Office has applied for and was awarded Domestic Violence Program funding. The grant award will be utilized to hold […]

9/29/16 – MAX SENTENCE IN SEXUAL ABUSE CASE

Rensselaer County District Attorney Joel E. Abelove announced today that Andre McClenos, age 56, was sentenced to seven (7) years in state prison and ten (10) years post release supervision, before Honorable Andrew G. Ceresia in Rensselaer County Court. On June 13, 2016, a jury found McClenos guilty of one (1) count of Sexual Abuse […]