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"Pikachu's" Attempts to Terrorize and Intimidate Family Backfires


Orlando Oquendo-Torres admitted to stabbing his uncle and shooting at vehicles belonging to his cousin.

Prosecuting Gun-Toting Thugs Starts the New Year off with a Bang


Five Buffalo men convicted of illegal weapons charges so far in January.   

Florida Man Extradited to Buffalo to Face Murder Charges


Jonathan Roman of New Port Richey, Florida allegedly shot and killed a man on Hudson Street in Buffalo.


Frank A. Sedita, III
District Attorney

The District Attorney represents the citizens of Erie County in criminal cases and is our chief law enforcement official. The District Attorney’s Office, regardless of the police agency conducting the investigation, is responsible for the just prosecution nearly every crime committed in Erie County; i.e. the prosecution of misdemeanor cases in the city, town and village courts; the prosecution of felony cases in State Supreme Court and Erie County Court; and, the prosecution of misdemeanor and felony cases in several specialty courts. We are also responsible for all post-conviction litigation in the state and federal appellate courts.