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February 8, 2019

DA Vance and Police Commissioner O’Neill Announce Indictment of 12 Members of East Harlem “Chico Gang” Click For More

“As alleged in the indictment, these defendants waged a deadly campaign of retaliation, spraying East Harlem with bullets with no regard for the lives of their neighbors or the safety of their community."

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February 7, 2019 | NEW YORK DAILY NEWS

Suspect in gruesome murder of Connecticut man loses bid to withdraw guilty plea, gets 23 years Click For More

Admitted killer Lawrence Dilione tried to take back his guilty plea at his sentencing Wednesday for the gruesome murder of Connecticut man Joseph Comunale, but the judge wasn’t having it.

News | Reports
February 7, 2019

Ending the Prosecution of Marijuana Smoking and Possession (Q2 Statistics) Click For More

Effective August 1, 2018 our office no longer prosecutes most marijuana smoking and low-level marijuana possession. The office released statistics pertaining to the first six months of the policy.

News | Speeches
February 7, 2019

Written Testimony for City Council Committees on Public Safety and the Justice System Oversight Hearing on Police Discipline and District Attorney Reports Click For More

"Chairman Richards, Chairman Lancman, and members of the Committees on Public Safety and the Justice System, thank you for the opportunity to submit testimony for the City Council’s oversight hearing on police discipline and District Attorney reports."

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February 6, 2019

D.A. Vance Announces Trial Conviction For Murder of 43-Year-Old Woman Found Strangled in Midtown Hotel Room Click For More

“As a jury concluded in less than four hours of deliberation, Joseph Danclair committed an abominable crime when he beat and strangled Antoinette Marin to death in a Midtown hotel room.”

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February 6, 2019 | NEW YORK POST

Man found guilty of strangling woman to death in Midtown hotel Click For More

It took a jury just four hours to convict Joseph Danclair, 40, of strangling Antoinette Marin, 43, in the Broadway Hotel, the Manhattan district attorney’s office said.

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