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Buffalo man indicted for rape

Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announces that 39-year-old Rashawne Smith of Buffalo has been virtually arraigned before Erie County Court Judge Sheila A. DiTullio on an indictment charging him with one count of Rape in the First Degree,

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Mother sentenced for stabbing her child

Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announces that 34-year-old Zakiyyah M. Wolfford of Buffalo has been sentenced by State Supreme Court Justice Christopher J. Burns to 5 years of probation. The defendant was sentenced on Monday, July 6, 2020.

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Two men sentenced for East Side homicide

Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announces that 23-year-old David Hunter and 24-year-old Brandon Jones, both from Buffalo, have been sentenced by Erie County Court Judge James Bargnesi to a determinate sentence of 20 years in prison followed by

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Jury finds gunman guilty of attempted murder

Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announces that a jury has found 30-year-old Indaleccio Rodriguez Escalera of Buffalo guilty, as charged, of one count of Attempted Murder in the Second Degree and one count of Assault in the First