Judge Finds Defendant Guilty of Unlawful Surveillence

Modified: December 4, 2019 3:37pm

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12/4/2019

Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announces that State Supreme Court Justice John Michalski has found 27-year-old Glendale Snead of Buffalo guilty of four counts of Unlawful Surveillance in the Second Degree, Class “E” felonies. Judge Michalski rendered his verdict yesterday after reserving decision following a three-day bench trial last month.

The Buffalo Police Department conducted an investigation after the victim filed a report with the Special Victims Unit. A search warrant, issued on December 7, 2018, revealed sexually explicit images and videos of the victim on the defendant’s cell phone that were captured without the victim’s consent.

Snead faces a maximum of 4 years in prison when he is sentenced on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 9:30 a.m.

DA Flynn commends Detective Mark Costantino of the Buffalo Police Department Special Victims Unit for his work in the investigation.

The case was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorneys Cathleen M. Roemer and Stephen C. Earnhart of the DA’s Special