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Buffalo Man Charged in Fillmore Avenue Murder

Alonte Works of Buffalo is charged in the shooting death at a convenience store.  

Buffalo Man Guilty of Rape and Robbery


Michael Sanchez admitted to the rape and robbery of a 7-11 store clerk on Hertel and Niagara streets in the City of Buffalo.

Jury Convicts Defendant Who Shot a Man in His Apartment


Sir Prince Sommerville, a prior violent felon, was convicted of Assault and Criminal Possession of a Weapon charges.


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.