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U.S. Attorney Antoinette Bacon

Acting U.S. Attorney Antoinette Bacon says Capitaol Region people who commit gun crimes couold face federal charges.
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Acting U.S. Attorney Toni Bacon of New York’s Northern District joined with Capital Region law enforcement leaders Thursday to declare a united front against gun violence.

A portrait stolen from a Jewish family by the Nazis in 1933 and found in an upstate New York museum last year will be returned to the heirs of the original owners.

Acting U.S. Attorney Antoinette Bacon of the Northen District of New York speaking Oct. 13, 2020.
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In early September, U.S. Attorney General William Barr designated Antoinette Bacon as the Acting U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of New York. The 45-year-old who goes by Toni replaced Grant Jaquith, who resigned after three years to become a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.