David Renz http://wrvo.org en Rep. Maffei calls for investigation into electronic monitoring devices http://wrvo.org/post/rep-maffei-calls-investigation-electronic-monitoring-devices <p>To help prevent future electronic monitoring device failures, Rep. Dan Maffei (D-Syracuse) is calling on the federal Government Accountability Office to investigate ways to improve the system.</p><p>During the Congressman's "Discuss it with Dan" meeting in Oswego last Friday, Maffei explained why he thinks it's necessary to look for more ways to improve the system.</p><p> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 20:47:00 +0000 WRVO News 50151 at http://wrvo.org Maffei introducing new legislation to strengthen probation system http://wrvo.org/post/maffei-introducing-new-legislation-strengthen-probation-system <p></p> Thu, 05 Dec 2013 21:39:01 +0000 Gino Geruntino 48124 at http://wrvo.org Maffei introducing new legislation to strengthen probation system Renz pleads guilty to murder and sexual assault charges http://wrvo.org/post/renz-pleads-guilty-murder-and-sexual-assault-charges <p>A brutal murder and rape case that shocked central New York earlier this year is closed. In a plea deal with prosecutors, David Renz, 29, pleaded guilty Wednesday to first degree murder and sexual assault charges in the death of Lori Bresnahan and the rape of a 10-year-old girl in a mall parking lot in Clay last March. &nbsp;<br><br>The deal basically assures that Renz will spend the rest of his life in prison, said Onondaga County District Attorney Bill Fitzpatrick.<br> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 11:23:48 +0000 Ellen Abbott 41229 at http://wrvo.org Renz pleads guilty to murder and sexual assault charges Maffei proposes legislation in response to Renz case http://wrvo.org/post/maffei-proposes-legislation-response-renz-case <p>In the wake of the David Renz case, there would be more oversight over federal probation offices if legislation proposed by Rep. Dan Maffei is approved.&nbsp; The Syracuse-area Democrat is crafting legislation that would keep a tighter reign on suspects being monitored by electronic ankle bracelets.<br> Wed, 03 Jul 2013 13:36:21 +0000 Ellen Abbott 40493 at http://wrvo.org Maffei proposes legislation in response to Renz case Rep. Maffei asks federal government for answers in the Renz case http://wrvo.org/post/rep-maffei-asks-federal-government-answers-renz-case <p>Syracuse-area Congressman Dan Maffei says he is waiting for a response to letters he wrote to three federal agencies, calling for an investigation into Syracuse federal probation department policies, that allowed accused killer David Renz to allegedly disable his electronic ankle monitor. Rep. Maffei says the case illustrates a lack of oversight in certain federal agencies. Mon, 20 May 2013 20:03:02 +0000 Ellen Abbott 38141 at http://wrvo.org