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Three More Defendants Prosecuted to Fullest Extent of the Law for Illegally Possessing Handguns


Damon Hunter, Dijon Dunovant and Trevaughn Green all pleaded guilty to Criminal Possession of a Weapon charges in separate incidents.

Buffalo Police Officer Indicted for Stealing


Michael Missana allegedly stole money out of a woman's pocketbook while on duty. 

Rent-A-Center Robber Retired


Cordero Cephus admitted to robbing or attempting to rob 2 local Rent-A-Center locations.


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.