1/27/16 – GUILTY VERDICT IN HOFFLER MURDER TRIAL

Rensselaer County District Attorney Joel E. Abelove announced today that Michael K. Hoffler, age 35, was convicted by a jury of Murder in the First Degree, a class A-I felony, and Murder in the Second Degree, a class A-I felony. The verdict came today following a near three week-long trial in Rensselaer County Court. Convicted […]

7/10/15 – APPELLATE DIVISION REINSTATES AGGRAVATED VEHICULAR HOMICE CONVICTION

Rensselaer County District Attorney Joel E. Abelove announced today that the Appellate Division, Third Department, reversed the County Court’s decision dismissing the jury’s verdict of Aggravated Vehicular Homicide in the First Degree, a Class B felony, of Brendan M. Hoffman, age 23, rendered April 25, 2014. Hoffman was sentenced to five to fifteen (5) to […]