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Posted on: September 20, 2022

HARTFIELD SENTENCED FOR 2020 ASSAULT

Troy, NY --Rensselaer County District Attorney Mary Pat Donnelly announced that Earnest Hartfield, age 47, of East Greenbush, was sentenced today. On May 16, 2022, a jury returned a guilty verdict after a week-long trial. Hartfield was found guilty of Ass...

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District Attorney Press Releases
Posted on: September 20, 2022

JAHQUAY BROWN VERDICT

Troy, NY -- Rensselaer County District Attorney Mary Pat Donnelly announced today that, after a nearly two week trial, a Rensselaer County jury found Jahquay Brown, 22, of Cohoes, not-guilty of one count of Murder in the Second Degree, a Class A-1 Felony ...

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District Attorney Press Releases
Posted on: September 20, 2022

PAROLEE TAKES A PLEA IN FEBRUARY ATTACK- SENTENCED TODAY

Troy, NY --Rensselaer County District Attorney Mary Pat Donnelly announced that Tyquan Victor, age 25, of the Bronx, pled guilty on August 23rd to one count of Attempted Assault in the 1st Degree, a Class C armed violent felony, in violation of Section 12...

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District Attorney Press Releases
Posted on: September 20, 2022

CHRISTOPHER GEORGE SENTENCED IN SHOOTING THAT PARALYZED 12 YEAR OLD

Troy, NY- Rensselaer County District Mary Pat Donnelly announced the sentencing of Christopher George, age 18 of Troy, NY in connection with the 2021 shooting of Matthew  Rivera, and an unrelated indictment for robbery.

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District Attorney Press Releases
Posted on: September 20, 2022

ROSE SENTENCING IN SEXUAL ABUSE CASE

Troy, NY -- Rensselaer County District Attorney Mary Pat Donnelly announced that Scott T. Rose, 59, of Troy was sentenced Thursday, August 4th after pleading guilty to one count of Sexual Abuse 1st Degree, a Class D Violent felony, in violation of Section...

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District Attorney Press Releases
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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