3/31/21 – EDWARDS SENTENCED IN CONNECTION WITH PAWLING AVENUE MURDER

Troy, NY- Rensselaer County District Mary Pat Donnelly announced today the sentencing of Rashad Edwards, age 36, of Troy, NY in the 2019 stabbing death of Brianna Haughton of Schodack. Rensselaer County Court Judge Jennifer G. Sober sentenced Edwards to 23 years to life for the charge of Murder in the Second Degree, a Class […]

3/23/21 – DAVIS PLEADS GUILTY IN ASSAULT OF TROY LUNCHEONETTE OWNER

TROY, NY- District Attorney Mary Pat Donnelly announced today that Shamaiah Davis, 40, of Albany, NY pleaded guilty before the Honorable Debra J. Young on a D Felony of Assault-2nd degree: Injure Victim 65 or Older Def at least 10 Years younger (PL 120.05 12 D F 2). The defendant was remanded to the custody […]

3/19/21 – WOMAN PLEADS GUILTY IN CONNECTION WITH 2019 STABBING

Troy, NY– Rensselaer County District Mary Pat Donnelly announced today that Autumn Hinchcliff, age 24, of Troy, NY, pleaded guilty to one count of Attempted Murder in the Second Degree, one count of Assault in the First Degree, one count of Assault in the Second Degree, one count of Aggravated Criminal Contempt, all felonies, and […]

3/3/21 – MAN PLEADS GUILTY IN CONNECTION WITH PAWLING AVENUE MURDER

MAN PLEADS GUILTY IN CONNECTION WITH PAWLING AVENUE MURDER Rensselaer County District Mary Pat Donnelly announced today that Rashad Edwards, age 36, of Troy, NY, pleaded guilty to one count of Murder in the Second Degree and one count of Criminal Possession of a Weapon, admitting to the entire indictment in the January 2019 stabbing […]

1/7/21 – Swartz, Edwards Join District Attorney Staff

Troy, NY — Rensselaer County District Attorney Mary Pat Donnelly is pleased to announce two new Assistant District Attorneys have joined her team. Kevin Swartz, Esq., joined the District Attorney’s staff from the Brooklyn District Attorney’s office where he had served as a felony prosecutor since 2016. Swartz graduated from the Benjamin N. Cordozo School […]

12/16/20 – CRUMBLE ARRAIGNED IN 2020 FIRE DEATH

Troy, NY –Rensselaer County District Attorney Mary Pat Donnelly announced that a sealed indictment was handed up for Vera Crumble, age 35, of Troy, NY. Crumble was arraigned this morning on one count of Murder in the Second Degree, Penal Law 125.25 subdivision 3 and Arson in the Second Degree, in violation of Section 150.15 […]

12/9/20 – PARKER SENTENCED IN THE DEATH OF THREE YEAR OLD

PARKER SENTENCED IN THE DEATH OF THREE YEAR OLD Troy, NY — Daquan Parker, age 21 of Schenectady, NY, was sentenced today in Rensselaer County Court by the Honorable Jennifer G. Sober. On October 14, 2020 the defendant pled guilty to Manslaughter in the First Degree in violation of New York State Penal Law Section […]

10/23/20 – DOMINGUEZ ARRAIGNED IN MURDER OF MISSING MAN

DOMINGUEZ ARRAIGNED IN MURDER OF MISSING MAN Troy, NY –Rensselaer County District Attorney Mary Pat Donnelly announced that a sealed indictment was handed up yesterday for Joseph Dominguez, age 24, of Catskill, NY. The indictment was unsealed this morning in front of the Hon. Jennifer Sober. Dominguez was arraigned on one count of Murder in […]

10/21/20 – DONNELLY ANNOUNCES SEX OFFENDER INDICTMENTS

DONNELLY ANNOUNCES SEX OFFENDER INDICTMENTS Troy, NY – Rensselaer County District Attorney Mary Pat Donnelly announced today that the following have been indicted by a Rensselaer County Grand Jury: David Hall, age 40 of Troy, NY, was indicted on two counts of Failure to Register or Verify as a Sex Offender, both are Class D […]

10/16/20 – HOOSICK MAN ADMITS TO UNLAWFUL SURVEILLANCE OF STEPDAUGHTER

HOOSICK MAN ADMITS TO UNLAWFUL SURVEILLANCE OF STEPDAUGHTER Troy, NY –Rensselaer County District Attorney Mary Pat Donnelly announced today that Anthony Pascucci, age 50, pled guilty to one count of Unlawful Surveillance in the Second degree, a class E felony in satisfaction of a multiple count indictment. Pascucci on or about October, 2018 and February, […]