Current and upcoming felony trials:
The trial of Adriel Riley continues with Assistant District Attorney Rachel Clark, and ADA Matthew Schiano. Riley is charged with two counts of second-degree murder, fourth-degree arson, and second-degree criminal possession of a weapon for the alleged murder of Steven Amenhauser. Co-defendant Zayvion Perry, pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter and is expected to be sentenced to 25 years in state prison. The bench trial is before Judge Stacey Romeo.
On Friday, the jury started deliberating in the trial of Lance Mitchell. This case is being prosecuted by ADA Sara Vanstrydonck before state Supreme Court Justice Judith Sinclair. Mitchell is charged with three counts of third-degree burglary. Mitchell also is also scheduled for trial before Sinclair on May 24 for second-degree murder, tampering with physical evidence, and concealment of a human corpse.
The case of Jackie Ray Robinson is being prosecuted by ADA Christopher Bokelman. Robinson is charged with second-degree murder, two counts of first-degree assault, second-degree criminal possession of a weapon, and third-degree criminal possession of a weapon. The case is before state Supreme Court Justice Victoria Argento.
The trial of Mi’Ana Blake is scheduled to start Tuesday. The case is being prosecuted by ADA Kelly Pettrone. Blake is charged with criminally negligent homicide before state Supreme Court Justice Charles A. Schiano Jr.
The trial of Aziz Saleh starts Monday with ADA Jonathan Francisco. Francisco is charged with attempted second- degree murder and first-degree assault before state Supreme Court Justice Jim Walsh.