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Jury Convicts Man of Burglarizing Faith Based Fellowship Shelter in Buffalo


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.