The pages throughout this website are filled with descriptions of the innovative programs the District Attorney’s Office has developed as well as a list of resources available to the community and to crime victims, and a description of the various bureaus associated with this office. I hope you find this information useful.

William J. Fitzpatrick
Onondaga County District Attorney

From The Desk of the District Attorney

National District Attorneys Association Statement on the Killing of George Floyd
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On Monday, May 25, 2020, 46-year-old George Floyd tragically and unnecessarily lost his life over the allegation that he passed a counterfeit bill.  As appropriate steps are taken to ensure the effective and fair administration of justice, several immediate observations … Read More

Have you seen this man? Rapist may have other victims in Central NY
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A convicted rapist is back in custody after sexually harassing a woman in a drug store parking lot last month, but he might have more victims, District Attorney William Fitzpatrick warned in a news conference. Raymond Wassell, 48, was released … Read More

Building A Lead-Safe Community – We Are All In This Together
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Onondaga County is hosting three separate town hall forums, “Building A Lead-Safe Community – We Are All In This Together” September 24th, September 26th, and October 1st.  All three events will be held at the Carrier Theater at the John H. … Read More