Phone: (845) 355-3706
Fax: (845) 355-5750
Court Calendar: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday
Traffic Tickets: Prosecuted by Special Town Prosecutor (State Police) or local officers.
Criminal Prosecutions: Orange County District Attorney's Office
Judges: Justice Timothy McElduff & Justice Shawn R. O'Connor
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Local police officers somtimes prosecute their own tickets, though the special prosecutor generally substitutes for them. Again, most tickets are resolved through plea bargains. Both judges move their traffic calendars along at a good rate, but the volume of cases means that traffic court sessions can easily last 1-2 hours. Attorneys are permitted to appear without their clients being present for traffic court.
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Criminal Law Enforcement and Prosecutions
All criminal prosecutions Wawayanda are handled by the Orange County District Attorney's Office. The DA's office takes a very hard line on DWI prosecutions. In 2009 there were more than 1800 alcohol related driving arrests for impaired or intoxicated driving (DWI, DWAI, DWAI-D) in Orange County. Both the NYS Police and the Orange County Sheriff's Dept. made numerous arrests in Wawayanda. Most arrests occurred after dark with many taking place after . Police officers assume that many driver's who are out after have consumed alcohol and or drugs. As a result they are looking for any lawful reason to pull drivers over in order to investigate possible DWI incidents. Alcohol checkpoints have been occassionaly been established by the a combined task force of NYS Police and local police. All of these offenses are "criminal" violations of the law and, as a result are prosecuted by the Orange County District Attorney's office. Police have been known to observe and follow patrons leaving local bars and make traffic stops at the first opportunity.
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Law Offices of Glenn W. Magnell
Defense Attorneys for Criminal, DWI, DUI & Traffic Offenses
Phone: 845-294-0585 Fax: 888-724-5470
No Cost, No Obligation Consultation on all cases