Thursday, April 20, 2017
Governor Terry McAuliffe
RICHMOND – Governor McAuliffe today announced that, following a thorough legal review of the case, he will commute the death sentence of Ivan Teleguz to life imprisonment without parole. Teleguz’s request for a pardon will be denied. Teleguz was convicted in the murder-for-hire of Stephanie Yvonne Sipe in July 2001. He was scheduled to be executed on April 25.
Announcing his decision at the Virginia State Capitol today, Governor McAuliffe delivered the following statement (as prepared):
Good afternoon, and thank you for joining us. I am joined today by my Secretary of Public Safety, Brian Moran, and my Counsel, Carlos Hopkins, both of whom have devoted countles
Roanoke County police arrested Dr. Stephen Rosenoff, 68, the owner of the 202 Market restaurant on charges he abducted and sexually assaulted a 48 year-old woman in December 2012. He faced aggravated sexual battery and abduction charges.
202 Market has had it troubles. River Laker’s striptease brought ABC troubles and a lawsuit accusing copyright infringement on songs performed by bands.
Press Release: Today, Dr. Stephen Rosenoff appeared in the Roanoke County General District Court to answer charges previously filed against him. Dr. Stephen Rosenoff, owner of 202 Market restaurant, today released the following statement through his attorneys, Aaron Houchens, of Woods Rogers, PLC and Anthony (Tony) Anderson, of Anderson & Friedman:
“I am pleased that this case has been resolved and all charges against me have been dismissed. I am so grateful for all the encouragement and support that I have received from my family, friends and former patients during this troubling experience. I look forward to putting this matter behind me so I can continue to operate one of the Roanoke Valley’s most beloved restaurants.”
Dr. Rosenoff said he will make no further comments regarding the case.
Posted By Valerie Garner
Categories: Business, Crime, Local Events
Tags: ABC, Alcohol, crime, Law_enforcement