Category: In the Community

District Attorney Hoovler Commends Department of Environmental Conservation Police for Enforcing Laws Against the Sale of Wild Animals

April 1, 2021

District Attorney Hoovler Commends Department of Environmental Conservation Police for Enforcing Laws Against the Sale of Wild Animals Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler commended the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Police for their enforcement of laws prohibiting the sale of wild animals in Orange County, and all of New York State….

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DA Hoovler Announces Hunter Safety Program

April 1, 2021

District Attorney to Host Hunter Safety Program in Deerpark Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced that as part of the District Attorney’s Community Outreach Program, his office is hosting a hunter safety course. The course will take place on April 18, 2021, between 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Town of Deerpark…

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DA David Hoovler Announces the First Orange County District Attorney’s Office Youth Fishing Derby

March 1, 2021

“Get Hooked on Fishing, Not Drugs” Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler on Monday, March 1, 2021, announced the launch of the first District Attorney’s Office Youth Fishing Derby. The Derby will run from April 1, 2021 through September 6, 2021 and is open to children between the ages of five and eighteen who…

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DA Hoovler Announces Rebound Program, to Assist People in Getting Criminal Convictions Sealed from Public Scrutiny

February 25, 2021

Program Designed to Prevent Old Criminal Convictions from Affecting a Person’s Future Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler on Thursday, February 25, 2021, announced the launch of the Orange County District Attorney’s Rebound Program, a program designed to assist people with old criminal convictions to get those convictions sealed from public scrutiny. Under the…

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District Attorney Hoovler, Local Police Chiefs, and Other Agencies Announce Pre-Arrest Diversion Program

January 28, 2021

District Attorney Hoovler, Local Police Chiefs, and Other Agencies Announce Pre-Arrest Diversion Program Referring Drug Defendants to Treatment, Instead of Filing Charges Against Them Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler, joined by five local police chiefs and representatives of other agencies, on Monday, January 25, 2021, announced the launch of the Orange County Pre-Arrest…

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Hoovler, Newburgh Mayor Harvey, and City of Newburgh Police Chief Amthor Discuss Gun Violence in the City of Newburgh, and Initiatives to Combat It

January 13, 2021

Press Conference Highlights Gun-Violence Statistics, Barriers To Preventing Violence, and New Initiatives $5,000 Reward Offered for Information About Illegal Guns Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler, joined by Newburgh Mayor Torrance Harvey and City of Newburgh Police Chief Arnold Amthor, on January 12, 2021, held a press conference to discuss gun violence in the…

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DA Hoovler Releases His Office’s 2020 Annual Report

January 9, 2021

DA Hoovler Releases His Office’s 2020 Annual Report Describing Highlights of Office Operations in 2020 Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced on Thursday, January 7, 2021, that his Office has released its 2020 Annual Report. The report describes details of the Office’s operations last year. A few highlights of the report include: •…

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DA Hoovler Warns Motorists About Drinking and Driving on New Year’s

December 31, 2020

DA Hoovler Warns Motorists About Drinking and Driving on New Year’s Drunk Driving Endangers Others, and Can Be Costly Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler, on Thursday, December 31, 2020, warned motorists about the consequences of drunk driving on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. That warning included consequences directly to those who…

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District Attorney Hoovler Announces Opioid Awareness Campaign

December 25, 2020

Information Campaign, to Raise Awareness About Opioid Abuse, and to Support Prevention Efforts Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced on Wednesday, December 23, 2020, that his office will soon be launching an information campaign to raise awareness about opioid deaths in Orange County, and to assist drug-abuse prevention efforts in the area. The…

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District Attorney Hoovler Announces Conclusion of Fifth PBA Summit

December 4, 2020

Meeting Held to Address Concerns of Rank-and-File Police Officers Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced that on Thursday, December 3, 2020, his office met with representatives of Orange County’s Police Benevolent Associations (PBAs), at the Fifth Orange County District Attorney’s PBA Summit. The Summit took place at the Orange County Emergency Services Center…

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