DA Hoovler Announces Guilty Verdict In Arson Case

November 10, 2018

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 Faces Up To 25 Years in State Prison Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced that on Friday, November 9, 2018, Jesus Cruz,…

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DA Hoovler and Police Chief Solomon Announce Reduction in Shootings in the City of Newburgh

October 20, 2018

Dramatic Drop in Violence Attributed to Cooperative Effort Among Local, State, and Federal Partners Reduction in Shootings from 55 in 2015 to Three, Year-to-Date, in 2018 Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler and City of Newburgh Police Chief Douglas Solomon, on Friday, October 19, 2018, announced that the City of Newburgh has experienced a…

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District Attorney Hoovler Joins Sheriff Dubois to Announce Countywide Public Benefits Fraud Arrests

October 20, 2018

25 Defendants Charged with Stealing over $275,000 in Welfare, Food Stamps, and Other Public Assistance Benefits Goshen, NY – Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler, joined by Sheriff Carl DuBois, today announced that twenty-five defendants have been charged with felonies including Welfare Fraud and Grand Larceny for illegally obtaining over $275,000 in public assistance…

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District Attorney Hoovler Announces Guilty Pleas in Middletown Gang Assault Case

October 9, 2018

Four Defendants Plead Guilty After Taking Part in Gang Assault Which Resulted in Stabbing Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced that on Friday, October 5, 2018, Joemy Rivera, 24, of Middletown, pled guilty before Orange County Court Judge Craig Stephen Brown to Gang Assault in the Second Degree, in connection with a gang…

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DA Hoovler Announces Awards from New York State Department of Labor

October 9, 2018

Orange County District Attorney’s Office Receives “Certificates of Merit” for Recoveries in Unemployment Fraud Cases Orange County Among Top Ten Counties in State in Restitution Recoveries on Unemployment Fraud Cases in 2018 Orange County District Attorney Recovered Over One Million Dollars in Illegally Obtained Unemployment Insurance On October 4, 2018, representatives of the New York…

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District Attorney Hoovler, Along with Jewish Federation and School Representatives, Announces Launch of Hate Crimes Awareness Initiative

September 28, 2018

Initiative to Enhance Awareness, Investigation, and Prosecution of Hate Crimes Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler, on Thursday, September 27, 2018, announced the launch of the District Attorney’s Hate Crimes Awareness Initiative. The announcement came at a press conference at the Orange County Emergency Services Center in Goshen, where District Attorney Hoovler was joined…

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District Attorney Hoovler Announces Guilty Plea in Sex Trafficking Case

September 28, 2018

Defendant Pleads Guilty to Two Counts of Sex Trafficking for Compelling Two Teenagers to Engage in Prostitution Defendant Pleads Guilty to Attempted Assault in the First Degree for Knife Attack Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced that on Friday, September 28, 2018, Franiqua Patterson, 25, of Newburgh, pleaded guilty before Orange County Court…

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District Attorney Hoovler Announces Guilty Plea in Murder Case

September 28, 2018

Wilfredo Mercado Pleads Guilty to Murder in Stabbing Death of Temporary Emergency Housing Employee Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced that on Friday, September 28, 2018, Wilfredo Mercado, 52, of Newburgh, pleaded guilty before Orange County Court Judge Craig Stephen Brown to Murder in the Second Degree, in connection with the May 2017,…

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DA Hoovler Announces Guilty Pleas in Middletown “Coke Wave Gang” Homicide Case

September 28, 2018

Tramel Morman Pleads Guilty to Murder in Fatal Shooting of Coree White Juwan Dolson Pleads Guilty to Attempted Murder Isaya Dolson Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Commit Murder Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced that on Friday, September 28, 2018, three defendants, who are all alleged to be members of a Middletown gang…

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District Attorney Hoovler seeks Public’s Help in Investigation Into High School Assistant Football Coach charged with Disseminating Indecent Material to a Minor in the First Degree and Endangering the Welfare of a Child

September 21, 2018

New York State Police charged Monroe -Woodbury Assistant Football Coach with Felonies Relating to “Sexting” Fifteen-year old Female District Attorney Requests Public’s Help in Investigation Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler noted that on September 19, 2018, the New York State Police charged Justin D. Kaffenberger, 23, of Monroe, with two felony counts of…

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