ROCHESTER

April 13, 2021

Michael Greco Going To Prison Following Child Sex Sting

Spencerport Man, Michael Greco Going To Prison Following Child Sex Sting ROCHESTER, N.Y (STL.News) U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that Michael Greco, 25 of Spencerport, NY, who was convicted of attempted receipt of child pornography, was sentenced to serve 70 months in prison and 15 years supervised...

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March 24, 2021

Devonnte White Pleads Guilty to distribute fentanyl

Rochester Fentanyl Dealer, Devonnte White Pleads Guilty ROCHESTER, N.Y (STL.News) U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that Devonnte White, 29, of Huntersville, North Carolina, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Elizabeth A. Wolford to possessing with intent to distribute 400 grams or more of fentanyl.  The charge carries...

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March 19, 2021

Jesse DeJohn Arrested On Child Pornography Charge

Newark Man, Jesse C. DeJohn Arrested On Child Pornography Charge ROCHESTER, N.Y (STL.News) U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that Jesse C. DeJohn, 25, of Newark, NY, was arrested and charged by criminal complaint with possession of child pornography.  The charge carries a maximum penalty of 10 years...

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March 17, 2021

Rochester: Edwin Calderon Sentened For Selling Cocaine

Rochester Man, Edwin Calderon Sentened For Selling Cocaine And Laundering The Proceeds ROCHESTER, N.Y (STL.News) U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that Edwin Calderon, 39, of Rochester, NY, who was convicted of conspiring to possess with intent to distribute, and to distribute, 500 grams or more of cocaine,...

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March 15, 2021

Philip Close Pleads Guilty To Production Of Child Pornography

Rochester Music Teacher, Philip M. Close Pleads Guilty To 74 Charges, Including 61 Counts Of Production Of Child Pornography ROCHESTER, N.Y (STL.News) U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced that Philip M. Close, 43, of Rochester, NY, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Charles A. Siragusa to a 74-count indictment,...

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March 9, 2021

Rochester: Jean Green-Alvarez Pleads Guilty To Gun Charge

Rochester Man, Jean Green-Alvarez Pleads Guilty To Gun Charge ROCHESTER, N.Y (STL.News) U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that Jean Green-Alvarez, 34, of Rochester, NY, pleaded guilty before Chief U.S. District Judge Frank P. Geraci, Jr. to being felon in possession of a firearm.  The charge carries a...

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February 18, 2021

Two Rochester Fugitives Charged In Arson Indictment

Two Rochester Fugitives Arrested In Mexico, Charged In Arson Indictment (STL.News) United States Attorney Erica H. MacDonald today announced the arrest of JOSE ANGEL FELAN, JR., 34, and MENA DHAYA YOUSIF, 22, for their roles in multiple arsons on May 28, 2020. FELAN and YOUSIF were detained on February 15,...

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January 18, 2021

Rochester: Dominic Pezzola Charged with Destroying Property

Rochester Man: Dominic Pezzola Arrested and Charged with Destroying Property and Obstruction of Congressional Proceedings WASHINGTON, D.C (STL.News) A New York State man was taken into custody and charged with unlawful entry, destruction of government property and obstruction of an official proceeding. Dominic Pezzola, 43, also known as “Spaz” and...

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January 15, 2021

Minnesota: New COVID-19 Testing Site in Rochester

Pop-up site will offer saliva testing to everyone Rochester, MN (STL.News) The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) announced a new temporary COVID-19 testing site in Olmsted County.  Testing at this site will occur Friday, Jan. 22 through Saturday, Jan. 23 at the 318 Commons in Rochester. Appointments are strongly encouraged, but...

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January 6, 2021

Rochester: Trisha Cassidy Pleads Guilty To Defrauding Credit Union

Rochester Woman, Trisha Cassidy Pleads Guilty To Defrauding Credit Union ROCHESTER, N.Y (STL.News) U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that Trisha Cassidy, 55, of Rochester, NY, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge David G. Larimer to bank fraud.  The charge carries a maximum penalty of 30 years in...

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December 17, 2020

Rochester: Chase Brown Sentenced Fraud Scheme

Rochester Man, Chase Brown Sentenced to Three Years in Prison for Fraud Scheme SPRINGFIELD, IL (STL.News) Senior U.S. District Judge Richard Mills sentenced Chase Brown, 21, of the 1000 block of Heathrow Lane, Rochester, Ill., to serve 37 months in federal prison for operating a sham medical equipment reseller business...

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December 7, 2020

Rochester: Freedom Lee Sentenced On Drug And Gun Charges

Rochester Man, Freedom Lee Sentenced On Drug And Gun Charges ROCHESTER, N.Y (STL.News) U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced that Freedom Lee, 26, of Rochester, NY, who was convicted of possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance, and possession of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking, was...

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