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Fourth Department cuts sentence in murder case

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A state appeals court has reduced the sentence in a homicide case. Robert D. Brewer, 33, was convicted in September 2015 of second-degree murder and sentenced to 25 years to life in state prison. The victim was Keith Holloway, the ...

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Split appeals court affirms murder conviction

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In a split decision, a state appeals court has affirmed arson and murder convictions in an Onondaga County case. Shaun Bowen was convicted in December 2017 in Onondaga County Court of second-degree murder, first-degree arson and third-degree criminal mischief. In ...

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Drug charges reinstated

Appellate Division Fourth Department

A state appeals court has reinstated drug charges that were dismissed by a County Court judge. Defendant James R. Wilcox was a passenger in a vehicle stopped by police when methamphetamine and equipment used to make the drug were found ...

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Sentence changed in arson case

Appellate Division Fourth Department

A state appeals court has vacated a sentence and changed a protection order in an arson and family offense case. Defendant Jadie M. Davis pleaded guilty in August 2016 Monroe County Court to second-degree arson and two counts of aggravated ...

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