Erie County District Attorney Frank A. Sedita, III announced that 29 year-old Ernest Brown was convicted, as charged, after a jury trial of Burglary in the Second Degree before County Court Judge Thomas P. Franczyk.
Brown’s conviction stems from the October 13, 2011 day-time invasion of the Faith Based Fellowship Shelter located at 722 William Street in Buffalo. Brown was previously convicted of Assault in the Second Degree and is thus a predicate felon. Accordingly, Brown faces a maximum prison term of 15 years when he is sentenced before the Hon.Thomas P. Franczyk on September 18, 2012 at 9:30 a.m. The case was tried by Assistant District Attorney Patrick B. Shanahan.