Westchester County District Attorney Rocah Dismisses All Marijuana Possession Cases

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WHITE PLAINS, NY — July 27, 2021 — Westchester County District Attorney Miriam E. Rocah yesterday announced that the courts have granted her petition to dismiss all marijuana cases involving felony and misdemeanor charges of marijuana possession or sale. “Dismissing all marijuana cases, including underlying bench warrants, has been a priority of mine, and the legislature’s repeal of Article 221 …

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Knife-Wielding Dobbs Ferry Man Charged with Attempted Murder of Police Officer

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WHITE PLAINS, NY — July 23, 2021 — A Dobbs Ferry man was indicted by a Westchester County Grand Jury for the attempted murder of a police officer after stabbing the officer in the head with a knife, Westchester District Attorney Miriam E. Rocah announced. Matthew Burke stabbed the uniformed police officer in his head as he was directing traffic …

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Police Associations Condemn Westchester County District Attorney Mimi Rocah
By Affiliated Police Associations of Westchester President Detective Keith Olson

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YONKERS, WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY — June 23, 2021 —On behalf of the more than 4,000 law enforcement officers that comprise the Affiliated Police Associations of Westchester (APA), I condemn Westchester County District Attorney Mimi Rocah’s outrageous decision to charge New Rochelle Police Detective Michael Vaccaro with Attempted Assault 3. Sadly, Det. Vaccaro has been caught in the crossfire of an agenda-driven …

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Mount Vernon Coach Charged With Sex Acts With Minors

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MOUNT VERNON, NY andWHITE PLAINS, NY — June 16, 2021 — A Mount Vernon man who coached local youth sports teams and who engaged in sexual acts with a minor was arraigned today in Mount Vernon City Court, Westchester DA Miriam E. Rocah announced. Robert Pope, 30, of Mount Vernon, is charged with three counts of Criminal Sexual Act in the …

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Westchester County District Attorney Miriam E. Rocah and County Executive George Latimer Announce County Funding to Local Police for Interpreter Services

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CLICK HERE TO VIEW VIDEO OF FULL NEWS CONFERENCE WHITE PLAINS, NY — May 19, 2021 — Westchester County District Attorney Miriam E. Rocah and Westchester County Executive George Latimer announced today that the County will provide funding for local Westchester County police departments to access real-time interpreter services through Language Line. The move will allow law enforcement agencies to …

TribuneWestchester County District Attorney Miriam E. Rocah and County Executive George Latimer Announce County Funding to Local Police for Interpreter Services

OP-ED: Why Derek Chauvin Got Convicted
By MIRIAM E. ROCAH

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Editor’s Note: Miriam E. Rocah is the elected Westchester County District Attorney and a former federal prosecutor in the State of New York. The views expressed in this commentary are reflective of the author’s perspective. WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY — April 28, 2021 —The swift guilty verdict in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin does not bring George …

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Yorktown Highway Chief DiBartolo and an Accomplice Arraigned on Felony Grand Larceny Charges

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WHITE PLAINS,, NY — February 11, 2021 — A former public official  and longtime civic leader in Yorktown and his accomplice were arraigned today on felony grand larceny charges relating to the theft of thousands of dollars’ worth of merchandise from a Home Depot store, Westchester County District Attorney Miriam E. Rocah announced. Former four-term Yorktown Highway Superintendent and Yorktown …

TribuneYorktown Highway Chief DiBartolo and an Accomplice Arraigned on Felony Grand Larceny Charges

Yonkers Police Arrest and Charge Connecticut Man with Fairview Homicide

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YONKERS, NY  –  January 23, 2021 — Police Commissioner John J. Mueller today announced that investigators with the Yonkers Police Detective Division Major Case Squad, in collaboration with prosecutors from the Westchester County District Attorney’s Office, members of the City of Hartford, Connecticut Police Department, and FBI Westchester Safe Streets Task Force and Northern Connecticut Violent Crime and Gang Task …

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After Attack at Capitol, Westchester County DA Rocah Calls for Full Investigation

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  ‘As law enforcement leaders, our credibility is on the line. It is an abuse of power if there are no consequences for those who clearly and repeatedly broke federal and state laws as they engaged in unlawful, destructive and violent acts’ WHITE PLAINS, NY – January 7, 2021 —Westchester County District Attorney Miriam E. Rocah today urged full accountability for all …

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