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Woman Accused of Stealing over $50,000 from Catholic Church


Kim Pietrzak allegedly stole most of the money through BINGO proceeds over 2 years

Witness Intimidation Efforts Fail, Thug Convicted as Charged


Dennis Triplett is the second defendant convicted in this attempted triple murder on Buffalo's East Side. 

Narcotics Wholesaler and Career Criminal Convicted as Charged


Jeffrey Sapp of Buffalo was arrested after Parole Officers found cocaine and a loaded revolver in the basement of his residence.


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.