Archive for CRIMINAL

Legal Ramifications of Hunting Accidents

Legal Ramifications of Hunting Accidents

01/22/2018  |  Comments Off on Legal Ramifications of Hunting Accidents

I wrote a guest column that appeared in the January 15 issue of the Buffalo Law Journal. In “Legal ramifications... more

Motion to Dismiss Allegations Against Cuomo in Hoyt Harassment Case

Motion to Dismiss Allegations Against Cuomo in Hoyt Harassment Case

01/12/2018  |  Comments Off on Motion to Dismiss Allegations Against Cuomo in Hoyt Harassment Case

A lawsuit against Sam Hoyt, the former regional president of the Empire State Development Corporation, was filed in November and... more

Suspended Buffalo Police Officer Pleads Not Guilty to Assault Charges

Suspended Buffalo Police Officer Pleads Not Guilty to Assault Charges

12/21/2017  |  Comments Off on Suspended Buffalo Police Officer Pleads Not Guilty to Assault Charges

On Tuesday, December 5, Buffalo Police Officer Joseph Hassett pleaded not guilty to a five-count indictment that accuses him of... more

DA Determining Charges in Homeowner's Shooting of a Child

DA Determining Charges in Homeowner’s Shooting of a Child

12/11/2017  |  Comments Off on DA Determining Charges in Homeowner’s Shooting of a Child

A 13-year-old boy was shot in the face and lost his right eye after throwing a rock at a home... more

Suspended Buffalo Police Officer Pleads Not Guilty to Assault Charges

Suspended Buffalo Police Officer Pleads Not Guilty to Assault Charges

12/11/2017  |  Comments Off on Suspended Buffalo Police Officer Pleads Not Guilty to Assault Charges

On Tuesday, December 5, Buffalo Police Officer Joseph Hassett pleaded not guilty to a five-count indictment that accuses him of... more

Sam Hoyt Sexual Harassment Investigation

Sam Hoyt Sexual Harassment Investigation

11/02/2017  |  Comments Off on Sam Hoyt Sexual Harassment Investigation

Sam Hoyt, former regional president for Empire State Development, stepped down from his position on Monday, October 30. It was... more

Investigation into Fatal ATV Accident

Investigation into Fatal ATV Accident

10/30/2017  |  Comments Off on Investigation into Fatal ATV Accident

Mikaela Gwitt, a 14-year-old girl from Cheektowaga, was killed in an ATV accident that took place on October 21. I... more

Woman Involved in Hit and Run Released from Prison

Woman Involved in Hit and Run Released from Prison

09/06/2017  |  Comments Off on Woman Involved in Hit and Run Released from Prison

Gabriele Ballowe, the woman involved in a 2013 fatal hit and run, was released from jail on August 25th after... more

Truck Driver Charged with Manslaughter in Fatal Accident

Truck Driver Charged with Manslaughter in Fatal Accident

08/18/2017  |  Comments Off on Truck Driver Charged with Manslaughter in Fatal Accident

A Ballston Spa truck driver has been charged with second degree manslaughter after a June accident in which he hit... more

No Criminal Charges in East Aurora Accident

No Criminal Charges in East Aurora Accident

08/10/2017  |  Comments Off on No Criminal Charges in East Aurora Accident

A car accident that killed a pedestrian in an East Aurora parking lot in June will not be met with... more