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Schenectady County DA - 11/12/2020

Schenectady County DA News

SCHENECTADY – A Schenectady man was convicted this week on assault and contempt counts in the first jury trial held in Schenectady County since the start of the pandemic, Schenectady County District Attorney’s officials said.

The trial also included allegations of the defendant threatening a witness, leading the judge in the case to order him held for the remainder of the trial, prosecutors said.

Daquan Gardner, 31, was convicted on one count of second-degree assault, aggravated criminal contempt, three counts of second-degree criminal contempt and two counts of failing to register as a sex offender.

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