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After Hiding and Running, Defendant Learns He Cannot Outrun the Long Arm of the Law


Curtis Moss admitted to breaking into a home but then hiding in an attic to avoid being caught.

Three More Gun Toting Thugs Prosecuted to Fullest Extent of the Law


All 3 Buffalo residents pleaded guilty to Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 2nd Degree in separate incidents.

Gunman Admits Shooting at Deputies


Matthew Eck of the Town of Boston admitted to shooting at Sheriff's Deputies who were responding to his residence for a domestic disturbance. 


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.