Laporte PA District Attorney Office

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Sullivan County District Attorney 245 Muncy Street Laporte PA 18626 570-946-4053


About Sullivan County District Attorney

The Laporte District Attorney is an attorney who prosecutes criminal cases for the government in Laporte, PA. The District Attorney is part of the Department of Justice and heads the Laporte Prosecutor's Office, staffed with multiple attorneys who act on behalf of the District Attorney. District Attorneys in Laporte take a lead role in multiple phases of a criminal case and exercise a great deal of discretion in how a case is handled. District Attorneys may delegate certain cases, or aspects of cases, to other attorneys in the Laporte DA's Office.

You may contact the District Attorney for questions about:
  • Laporte public criminal records
  • Sullivan County Court records
  • Criminal investigations and prosecutions
  • Jury selection process in Laporte, PA
  • Grand jury proceedings
Laporte Criminal Records

The DA's Office maintains public records that may be available upon request. These records include Laporte criminal records such as arrest records, police reports, and Laporte Court records and filings.

Criminal Prosecutions

The Sullivan County District Attorney decides whether or not to prosecute an offender in Laporte, Pennsylvania. The evidence provided by the Sullivan County Police Department, Sullivan County Sheriff's Department, or other Local Law Enforcement agency, may or may not be sufficient to move a case forward, and the Laporte DA's Office must evaluate the strength and admissibility of the available evidence before prosecuting the offender.

Laporte Grand Jury

The District Attorney is responsible for presenting evidence to the Sullivan County Grand Jury, which then decides whether or not there is probable cause for criminal charges. The Laporte DA also determines whether to offer or accept a plea bargain.

Jury Selections & Sentencing

For cases that go to trial in Sullivan County, the District Attorney, along with the Sullivan County Public Defender's Office, will select a jury. After jury selection, the District Attorney makes opening statements, presents the government's case for conviction, and makes objections to the Defense Attorney's case. If the jury convicts the individual accused of breaking Pennsylvania law, the Office of the Laporte DA makes recommendations for sentencing. If the jury finds the defendant not guilty, the District Attorney determines whether or not to appeal the case to a higher-level PA Court.