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Man Who Jumped Bail After Being Indicted for Robbery Convicted

Charles Pellis of Oswego, NY charged with Bail Jumping after being convicted of Robbery in March.

Home Invading Thug Prosecuted to Fullest Extent of the Law


Michael Rojas of Buffalo admitted to the gunpoint burglary of a home in Sloan. 

Career Criminal and Domestic Violence Offender to Spend Next Decade Behind Bars


Ronald Walker of Tonawanda sentenced to 12 years in state prison for threatening his estranged girlfriend at knifepoint.


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.