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Cheektowaga Councilman Pleads Guilty to Illegally Collecting Unemployment Benefits


Charles Markel admitted to the charges and automatically vacated his position as councilman.

Local Attorney Disbarred After Pleading to Grand Larceny


David Widenor of Buffalo admitting using funds from a settlement for his client for his own personal use.

Randy Rambo’s Rendezvous Ruined


David Anderson of Fillmore, NY was found guilty in a non-jury trial of 2 counts of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree.


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.