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Ulster County Police Officer Justified in Shooting Suspect after High Speed Pursuit

Dec 23rd, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced today that his office has concluded its investigation regarding a police officer in Ulster County who discharged his service weapon three times at 20 year old Brandon Rifenburg on April 15, 2014. It was alleged that Rifenburg had led Ulster County Deputy Sheriffs and New York State […]



Gold MarCom Award Earned for Orange County Driver Safety Posters

Dec 2nd, 2014 | By | Category: In Your Town

Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler’s driver safety public service announcements were recently honored with a prestigious Gold Award from MarCom, an international competition that recognizes outstanding creative achievement by marketing and communication professionals. The District Attorney’s Office was also awarded an Honorable Mention by MarCom for its heroin prevention public service announcements, which […]



Orange County Announces Stay in School SMART Program

Aug 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus and District Attorney David M. Hoovler, along with representatives from a number of Orange County school districts, announced the launch of the Orange County SMART Program, Strategic Methods Aimed at Reducing Truancy, a referral-based program designed to assist school districts, parents, and children in dealing with issues of chronic truancy. […]



Orange County Drug Indictments Up over 100% in 2014

Aug 18th, 2014 | By | Category: Lead Article

Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler released statistics on the number of felony narcotics cases filed in Orange County Court in the first seven months of this year, as compared to filings in the corresponding period of 2013. Those statistics reflect a dramatic increase in the number of drug felonies filed in 2014. The […]



Trucker to Receive 10 year Prison term for His Role in Orange County Heroin Bust

Jul 28th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced that on July 25, 2014, Joaquin Ramos Hernandez, 34, of Fresno, California, pled guilty in County Court before Judge Jeffrey G. Berry to Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the First Degree, a Class A-I felony, for possessing over twelve kilograms of heroin, having an estimated […]



Hoovler Announces Sentencing of Man Who Threw Woman Down Stairs in Newburgh

Jul 28th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler has announced that Jesus Mejia, 34, of Newburgh, was sentenced before Orange County Judge Nicholas De Rosa in connection with Mejia’s invasion of a woman’s bedroom and his subsequent assault on her. Mejia received a sentence of 12 years in prison after his earlier guilty plea to Assault […]



Port Jervis Man Sentenced to Prison For Stolen Guns

Feb 26th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

According to Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler, Ryan Etchie, 30, of Port Jervis, was sentenced to 10 years in state prison for possessing 13 handguns that were stolen from a Port Jervis sporting goods store in October 2013. On January 27, 2014, Etchie  pled guilty to Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the […]



Hoovler Expands Community Advisory Board

Dec 9th, 2013 | By | Category: In Your Town

District Attorney-elect David M. Hoovler today announced six additional members of the DA’s Community Advisory Board, a working group of public- and private-sector community members focused on law enforcement, quality of life, and office efficiency. The recently added members are: Michele McKeon, Leadership Council of the United Way Assistant District Attorney Leah Canton, Orange County […]



Hoovler Endorsed by Uniformed Firefighters, Supreme Court Officers Associations

Sep 10th, 2013 | By | Category: Political

Local 94 of the International Association of Fire Fighters, the Uniformed Firefighters Association of Greater New York, and the New York State Supreme Court Officers Association recently announced their support of David M. Hoovler’s campaign for Orange County District Attorney. “Your dedication to helping others is evident in your lengthy and accomplished career,” stated the […]



Orange County DA Candidate Hoovler Makes Statement

Apr 17th, 2013 | By | Category: Political

Statement by Orange County District Attorney Candidate David Hoovler released the following statement in regard to the November election.   Orange County has been lucky to have District Attorney Frank Phillips in place for almost three decades, working hard to modernize and bring professionalism to the office. I – like many others – am grateful […]