Orange County News
For Immediate Release Contact: Christopher Borek
February 1, 2022 845.291.3276, 845.238.4245c
District Attorney Hoovler Announces Ten Year Sentence
in City of Newburgh Stabbing Case
Defendant Previously Pleaded Guilty to Assault in the First Degree
Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced that on Tuesday, February 1, 2022, Ariana Sanchez, 23, of Newburgh, was sentenced to ten years in state prison and five years post-release supervision in connection in with the stabbing of a woman on Dubois Street in the City of Newburgh on June 19, 2021. Sanchez had pleaded guilty to Assault in the First Degree on December 14, 2021
At the time that she pleaded guilty, Sanchez admitted to repeatedly stabbing the woman on Dubois Street, causing the victim to suffer serious physical injuries. At the sentencing hearing, the District Attorney’s Office recommended that Sanchez be sentenced to twelve years in state prison.
District Attorney Hoovler thanked the City of Newburgh Police Department for their investigation of the case and the arrest of the defendant.
“This defendant’s violent and unjustified use of a weapon to assault another person is reprehensible,” said District Attorney David M. Hoovler. “Hopefully the victim’s wounds will heal with time. The community will be safer during the decade that this defendant is in state prison. My office will continue to pursue justice on behalf of victims of violent crime and hold responsible those who turn to such violence to settle disputes.”
The case was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Christine Maggiore.