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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Press Conference on Driving Under the Influence

Troy, NY -- Rensselaer County District Attorney, Mary Pat Donnelly and Sheriff Patrick Russo held a joint press conference on the dangers of driving under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol. Area school district superintendents, school resource and pol...

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District Attorney Press Releases
Posted on: May 2, 2022

COX FOUND GUILTY OF SECOND DEGREE MURDER OF CHILD

Troy, NY --Rensselaer County District Attorney Mary Pat Donnelly announced today that, after a nearly two week trial, a Rensselaer County jury convicted Kevin Cox, 42, of two counts of Murder in the Second Degree, a Class A-1 Felony in violation of Sectio...

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District Attorney Press Releases
Posted on: April 4, 2022

ARSONIST SENTENCED TO TWELVE YEARS

Troy, NY -- Troy NY- District Attorney Mary Pat Donnelly announced today that Matthew Woelfersheim, 45 of Schaghticoke pled guilty in Rensselaer County Court before the Honorable Jennifer G. Sober to one count of Arson in the Second Degree, a Class B viol...

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District Attorney Press Releases
Posted on: January 21, 2022

SOUSIE GUILTY PLEA FOR DEATH OF WIFE

Troy, NY --Rensselaer County District Attorney Mary Pat Donnelly announced today that Mark Sousie, 59, of Lansingburgh pled guilty today in Rensselaer County Court of Murder in the 2ndDegree, a class A felony (125.25 (1) for killing his estranged wife Lis...

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District Attorney Press Releases
Posted on: January 13, 2022

PAIR ARRAIGNED ON KIDNAPPING AND ROBBERY CHARGES

Troy, NY –Rensselaer County District Attorney Mary Pat Donnelly announced today that Charles Williams, 33, of Rensselaer, formerly of the Bronx, and an underage male were arraigned Wednesday on Kidnapping – 2nd degree PL 135.20, a clas...

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District Attorney Press Releases
Posted on: January 12, 2022

WHITE SENTENCED FOR LANSINGBURGH HOMICIDES

Troy, NY –Rensselaer County District Attorney Mary Pat Donnelly announced today that James White, 42, of Schenectady was sentenced today to life in prison without the possibility of parole for his role in the deaths of two women and two children...

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District Attorney Press Releases
Posted on: January 6, 2022

Rensselaer County District Attorney Mary Pat Donnelly announced that Justin C. Mann will be sentence

Troy, NY — Rensselaer County District Attorney Mary Pat Donnelly announced today that Justin C. Mann, 28 of Schenectady will be sentenced on Thursday, January 6 at 9:30 am at the Rensselaer County Courthouse in front of the Honorable Debra J. Yo...

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District Attorney Press Releases
Posted on: December 16, 2021

WHITE FOUND GUILTY

Troy, NY –Rensselaer County District Attorney Mary Pat Donnelly announced today that, after a nearly fiveweek trial, a Rensselaer County jury convicted James White, 42, of 9 counts of Murder in the First Degree; 4counts of Murder in the Second D...

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District Attorney Press Releases
Posted on: October 18, 2021

D’ANDRE JONES CONVICTED OF MANSLAUGHTER 1ST IN 2015 DEATH OF AZAIAH CARTER

Rensselaer County District Attorney Mary Pat Donnelly announced today that D’Andre Jones, 22, of Troy NY was convicted after a jury trial conducted before the Honorable Jennifer G. Sober in Rensselaer County Court. The defendant was found guilty...

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District Attorney Press Releases
Posted on: September 24, 2021

TROY MAN FOUND GUILTY OF ROBBERY & ASSAULT

Rensselaer County District Attorney Mary Pat Donnelly announced that after a week-long trial, Mark Scott, 57, of Troy was found guilty yesterday in Rensselaer County Court of Robbery -2nd, a class C felony, in violation of Section 160.10, subdivision (2) ...

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District Attorney Press Releases