District Attorney Hoovler Comments on Criminal Justice Amendments in Proposed State Budget Package

February 27, 2019

DA Hoovler Suggests That Reforms are Needed and Must be Grounded in Common Sense and Public Safety Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler on Wednesday, February 13, 2019, commented on the criminal justice amendments contained in Governor Cuomo’s 2019 budget package. Proposals before the State Legislature include, among other things, amendments to the law…

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Charges in Newburgh Murder Case

February 27, 2019

Two Defendants Charged with Murder for Slaying of Newburgh Man Arrested After High Speed Chase with Police Two Other Defendants Charged with Weapon Possession Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced that on Tuesday, February 26, 2019, Steven Williams, 29, and Donnell Johnson, 24, both of Poughkeepsie, were arraigned before Orange County Court Judge…

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DA Hoovler Announces The Uncommon Athlete Events at Area Schools

February 27, 2019

Schools to Participate in Program to Better Student Athletes Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced on Wednesday, February 27, 2019, that this spring his office will again be sponsoring The Uncommon Athlete, a program of Rachel’s Challenge and the Cal Ripken, Sr., Foundation. The April events will continue the success of The Uncommon…

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21 Years to Life Prison Sentence in Murder Case

February 21, 2019

Newburgh Man Sentenced to 21 Years to Life in Prison in Stabbing Death of Temporary Emergency Housing Employee Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced that on Thursday, February 21, 2019, Wilfredo Mercado, 53, of Newburgh, was sentenced by Orange County Court Judge Craig Stephen Brown to twenty-one years to life in state prison…

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DA Hoovler and New York State Police Announce Arrests in Cocaine and Narcotic Pills Distribution Conspiracy Cases

February 6, 2019

“Operation Bread, White and Blues” Targeted Narcotics Distributors and Outlaw Motorcycle Club Members Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler and the New York State Police announced on Tuesday, February 5, 2019, that twenty-six defendants have been charged in an enforcement action dubbed “Operation Bread, White and Blues”. Three defendants have been charged with the…

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DA Hoovler Announces Jury Conviction In City of Newburgh Human Trafficking Case

January 26, 2019

Defendants Participated in Rape and Sexual Assault of Trafficking Victim, While Crime Was Being Video Recorded Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced on Friday, January 25, 2019, that Franeisha Patterson, age 25, of Newburgh and Cally Graham, age 19, of the Bronx, have been convicted after a jury trial of multiple felony charges,…

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DA Hoovler Announces State Prison Sentence in Automobile Fatalities Case

January 25, 2019

New Jersey Man Sentenced to 5 -15 Years in State Prison In Connection with the Deaths of Two Women Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced that on Thursday, January 24, 2019, Christopher Perrella, 32, of Vernon, New Jersey, was sentenced by Orange County Court Judge Robert H. Freehill to five to fifteen years…

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DA Hoovler Announces 17 Year State Prison Sentence In Arson Case

January 15, 2019

District Attorney Hoovler Announces 17 Year State Prison Sentence In Arson Case Newburgh Business Owner Convicted of Arson in the Second Degree and Reckless Endangerment in the First Degree for Setting Fire to Building Which He knew Was Occupied By an Upstairs Tenant Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced that on Tuesday, January…

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DA Hoovler Announces Felony Conviction in Child Porn Case

January 15, 2019

Highland Falls Man Convicted after Trial of 8 Felony Counts of Possessing a Sexual Performance by a Child Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced that on Tuesday, January 15, 2019, Jesus Rottela, 55, of Highland Falls, was found guilty after a trial before Orange County Court Judge Craig Stephen Brown of eight felony…

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District Attorney Hoovler Announces Sentences in Town of Monroe Armed Robberies

January 12, 2019

Defendant Who Robbed Three Businesses While Displaying What Appeared to a Gun Sentenced to Two Concurrent Sentences of 11 Years in State Prison Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced that on Monday, January 7, 2019, John Elliott, age 31, of Woodbury, was sentenced by Orange County Court Judge William DeProspo, to two concurrent…

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