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SARATOGA COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE SHINES A LIGHT ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Posted on Oct 2, 2017 in 2017 News

SARATOGA COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE SHINES A LIGHT ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Every October, the Saratoga County District Attorney’s Office works to shine a light on domestic violence by participating in a campaign to turn the office purple. Purple is the color chosen to spread awareness to the issue of domestic violence. Throughout the year, the Saratoga County District Attorney’s Office works closely with victims of domestic violence in the courts throughout the County....

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TWO SARATOGA COUNTY MEN INDICTED FOR MURDER

Posted on Sep 21, 2017 in 2017 News

TWO SARATOGA COUNTY MEN INDICTED FOR MURDER

Saratoga County District Attorney Karen A. Heggen announced today that the Saratoga County Grand Jury handed up this morning an Indictment to Saratoga County Court Judge James A. Murphy, III involving Nikolai Mavashev, 19, (DOB: 12/15/97), of 25 Hidden Farm Lane, Halfmoon, NY and Joseph Broscko, Jr., 17, (DOB 8/16/00) of 9 Linden Court, Clifton Park, NY.  The Indictment alleges that both...

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WOMAN SENTENCED TO 12 YEARS IN PRISON FOR MILTON HOME INVASION AND COCAINE CHARGES

Posted on Aug 21, 2017 in 2017 News

WOMAN SENTENCED TO  12 YEARS IN PRISON FOR MILTON HOME  INVASION AND COCAINE CHARGES

Saratoga County District Attorney Karen A. Heggen announced that Laurie M. Cannelli, AKA Laurie M. Kelleher (DOB: 09-08-64), of 425 Franklin Plaza, Ballston Spa, NY, was sentenced today in Saratoga County Court to 12 years in prison and 5 years of post-release supervision for her conviction of Burglary in the Second Degree, in violation of section 140.25(1) of the New York State Penal Law, a...

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Man Who Attempted to Destroy Heroin Found on Him During Traffic Stop Pleads Guilty Just Before Trial

Posted on Aug 21, 2017 in 2017 News

Man Who Attempted to Destroy Heroin Found on Him During Traffic Stop Pleads Guilty Just Before Trial

Saratoga County District Attorney Karen A. Heggen announced that Martin J. Nichols (d.o.b 6/29/75), of Rutland VT, and formerly of Troy, NY, entered a plea of guilty Tuesday minutes before his trial was set to commence. With prospective jurors awaiting the start of trial on the second floor of the courthouse, Nichols pleaded guilty to Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Third...

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Rensselaer County Man Sentenced for Weapons Charges to 9 Years in Prison

Posted on Jul 31, 2017 in 2017 News

Rensselaer County Man Sentenced for Weapons Charges to 9 Years in Prison

Saratoga County District Attorney Karen A. Heggen announced that David W. Sousa, Jr. (d.o.b. 1/25/76), of Troy, NY, was sentenced today following his guilty plea on May 23, 2017 to the entire nine count indictment against him in lieu of proceeding to trial. Sousa admitted to Saratoga County Court Judge James A. Murphy, III, that he committed the nine crimes contained in the indictment:  (1)...

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Man Who Left the Scene of a Fatal Crash in Milton Sentenced to Prison

Posted on Jul 21, 2017 in 2017 News

Man Who Left the Scene of a Fatal Crash in Milton Sentenced to Prison

Craig D. Dufore, (dob 10-13-93) was sentenced today in the Saratoga County Court before Hon. James A. Murphy, III to an indeterminate term of incarceration in State Prison, the minimum of which shall be one and one third years and the maximum of which shall be four years, for leaving the scene of an incident without reporting it which resulted in death, in violation of New York State Vehicle and...

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