I will increase DA office revenues, improve operations
To the Editor:
I am running for Herkimer Co. District Attorney in the November election.
As a candidate, I have a specific platform for improvement in the District Attorney’s Office.
Unlike Herkimer County, many counties regularly confiscate money, equipment and vehicles used in drug crimes and other felonies. These “forfeitures” can be used by law enforcement to purchase equipment at no cost to the taxpayers.
Oneida County collects between $100,000 and $200,000 a year and over the past ten years has garnered over a million dollars in extra cash.
Herkimer County sentencing records show less than $2,500 in felony drug money this year. Continue reading