Category: Crime & Punishment

District Attorney Hoovler Announces Guilty Verdict In Pistol Permit Perjury Case

November 17, 2016

Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced that on Thursday, November 17, 2016, Gilberto Nunez, 49, of Poughkeepsie, was convicted by an Ulster County Court jury of Perjury in the Second Degree, Offering a False Instrument for Filing in the First Degree, and Making an Apparently Sworn False Statement in the First Degree in…

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District Attorney Hoovler Announces Joint Statement with New York State DALIA

November 17, 2016

Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced that the Orange County District Attorney’s Office has joined the New York State District Attorney’s League of Immigrant Affairs in issuing a statement that reaffirms that the District Attorney’s Office will not tolerate acts of violence that target people because of their nationality, immigration status, race, sexual…

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District Attorney Hoovler Announces State Prison Sentence in Theft

November 2, 2016

Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced that on November 1, 2016, Dennis Mahoney, 68, of Walden, was sentenced by Orange County Court Judge Craig Stephen Brown to two to seven years in state prison for stealing from a disabled veteran. On August 30, 2016, Mahoney had pleaded guilty to Grand Larceny in the…

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District Attorney Hoovler Announces Ten Year Prison Sentence in Cocaine Distribution Conspiracy Case

October 22, 2016

Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced that on Tuesday, November 22, 2016, Anthony J. Spagnola, 56, of Cuddebackville, was sentenced to ten years in state prison and five years postrelease supervision  in connection with his plea of guilty to the Class A felony of Operating as a Major Trafficker.   On September 30,…

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District Attorney Hoovler and Sheriff DuBois Announce Drug and Weapon Enforcement Action

September 20, 2016

Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler, and Orange County Sheriff Carl E. DuBois announced on September 20, 2016, that the Orange County Drug Task Force has concluded a three-month-long investigation and enforcement action targeting illegal sales of narcotics throughout Orange County. As a result of this enforcement action, thirteen individuals were charged by an…

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District Attorney Hoovler Announces Fentanyl Alert

August 25, 2016

Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced on Thursday, August 25 2016, that the public should be aware of a recently issued New York State Department of Health and the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services   “Fentanyl Alert,” that was issued to “substance abuse treatment providers, harm reduction programs and…

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District Attorney Hoovler Announces Guilty Pleas in Cocaine Distribution Conspiracy Case

June 23, 2016

Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced on Thursday, June 23, 2016,  defendants charged in the “Operation Chopper” enforcement action pleaded guilty to the Class A felony of Operating as a Major Trafficker, and the Class B Felony of Enterprise Corruption, as well as to other charges. Brandon Masker pleaded guilty before Orange County…

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DA Hoovler, Sheriff DuBois, Police Chiefs, and OC Drug Task Force Announce Countywide Narcotics Enforcement Action

May 31, 2016

Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler, Sheriff Carl DuBois, Town of Wallkill Police Chief Robert Hertman, Village of Goshen Police Chief James C. Watt, Village of Washingtonville Police Chief Stephen Bogart, and Town of Warwick Police Chief Thomas McGovern, today announced that eleven defendants have been charged with trafficking heroin, cocaine, marijuana, and prescription…

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