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Defendant Acquitted of Assault Charges


Marshawn Levy of Buffalo, despite eyewitness testimony and a sworn statement from the victim identifying him as the shooter, was acquitted by a jury of assault charges.

Buffalo Man Charged in Rother Avenue Murder


Antone Herrod of Buffalo was arraigned this morning on charges that he shot a man to death on an Eastside street.

Jury Convicts Man Despite Uncooperative Witnesses


Ronald Hough, Jr. of Buffalo was found guilty on all counts in connection to an armed robbery and near-fatal shooting.


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.