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Tag Archives: New York State Supreme Court

Guilty plea in murder

On Friday, after a week-long jury trial, Derrick Bovee, 42, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder for the death of Jerry Mawson. On Oct. 6, 2016, 64-year-old Jerry Mawson was found dead with multiple chop wounds to his head and neck ...

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Jury convicts man in abduction case

A state Supreme Court jury on Wednesday convicted Joshua Mencel, 30, of , first-degree coercion, first-degree unlawful imprisonment, third-degree assault, and two counts of first-degree kidnapping, according to the Monroe County District Attorney’s Office. Mencel was one of three people ...

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Buffalo woman convicted of manslaughter

A 33-year-old Buffalo woman has been convicted of fatally stabbing her husband in Rochester in March 2016. Jennifer Pryor was found guilty of first-degree manslaughter Friday in the death of her husband Roger Pryor Jr. The stabbing happened outside of ...

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Jury convicts on gun charge

A state Supreme Court jury convicted 47-year-old Marcus Daniels of second-degree criminal possession of a weapon for possessing an illegal pistol. On Aug. 6, 2016, the Rochester Fire Department was battling a house fire at Central Park and Sixth Street ...

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Supervising judges reappointed

State Supreme Court Justice Craig J. Doran, administrative judge for the Seventh Judicial District, announced the reappointment of the following supervising judges for the Seventh Judicial District. Evelyn Frazee, acting administrative judge John B. Gallagher, supervising judge for the family ...

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Driver in fatal crash pleads guilty

A man who was illegally in the United States has admitted to causing a fatal motor-vehicle crash on Dec. 24, 2015. Efrain Lopez-Contreras, 30, pleaded guilty Tuesday to aggravated vehicular homicide, second-degree manslaughter, second-degree assault, and aggravated driving while intoxicated, according to ...

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Man who attacked mother gets 25 years in prison

A Rochester man was sentenced Tuesday to 25 years in prison for trying to kill his mother. State Supreme Court Justice Judith Sinclair also sentenced Julian Clinkscales, 31,  to five years of post-release supervision. Clinkscales was convicted Nov. 3 of attempted ...

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