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Acting Saratoga County District Attorney Karen Heggen and staff recognize October as "Domestic Violence Awareness Month".

Posted on Oct 10, 2014 in 2014 News

Acting Saratoga County District Attorney Karen Heggen and staff recognize October as “Domestic Violence Awareness Month”.

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Every October the Saratoga County District Attorney’s Office works to “Shine the Light on Domestic Violence” by participating in a campaign to “turn the office purple” and bring attention to the crime and the perpetrators who commit these crimes. Purple is the color chosen to help spread awareness of the problem of domestic...

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Longtime Saratoga County District Attorney Jim Murphy resigns to protect victims of crime and staff

Posted on Sep 18, 2014 in 2014 News

Longtime Saratoga County District Attorney Jim Murphy resigns to protect victims of crime and staff

Saratoga County District Attorney Jim Murphy resigns as DA so ADAs’ jobs are protected and victims’ cases are not jeopardized by political appointment & turnover in the office. Thursday, September 18, 2014   Saratoga County District Attorney James A. Murphy, III, 52, announced at a press conference his resignation as District Attorney effective at 5:00 pm today. He made the...

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DA Murphy reflects on options before September 20th

Posted on Sep 16, 2014 in 2014 News

DA Murphy reflects on options before September 20th

Saratoga County District Attorney Jim Murphy will announce decision at press conference on Thursday at 11:00 am   Saratoga County District Attorney James A. Murphy, III will hold a press conference on Thursday September 18, 2014 at 11:00 am in the DA’s Office to announce his decision regarding his future plans regarding whether or not he will: continue in the DA’s Office until...

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Frank G. Shattuck, IV sentenced to 10 years incarceration for causing serious injury to woman in Saratoga County.

Posted on Sep 3, 2014 in 2014 News

Frank G. Shattuck, IV sentenced to 10 years incarceration for causing serious injury to woman in Saratoga County.

Man sentenced to 10 years incarceration for causing serious injury to woman in Saratoga County. Saratoga County District Attorney James A. Murphy, III announced today that Frank G. Shattuck, IV (DOB 9/12/1986), was sentenced today in Saratoga County Court by the Honorable Judge Jerry J. Scarano to 10 years incarceration in state prison following his guilty plea and conviction to all twelve...

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Ryan Place of Milton sentenced to 20 years for Kidnapping conviction after jury finds he made woman dig shallow grave, beat her, threatened to kill her and held her in woods near Saratoga Lake

Posted on Aug 11, 2014 in 2014 News

Ryan Place of Milton sentenced to 20 years for Kidnapping conviction after jury finds he made woman dig shallow grave, beat her, threatened to kill her and held her in woods near Saratoga Lake

CONVICTED KIDNAPPER SENTENCED TO 20 YEARS IN PRISON Saratoga County District Attorney James A. Murphy III announced today that Ryan M. Place (DOB 7-25-85) of 309 Greenfield Avenue, Milton, NY was sentenced to 20 years incarceration following his conviction on June 16, 2014 of all nine counts of an Indictment stemming from an incident that initially occurred on July 21, 2013 in the Town of...

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