Henrietta, NY (December 23, 2022) The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office arrested one man and four juveniles early Friday morning, for attempting to steal several vehicles from CarMax in the Town of Henrietta.

On December 23, 2022 at 12:46 in the morning, deputies responded to 3600 West Henrietta Road for a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot of the closed business. Suspects jumped the fence and were trying to gain entry into vehicles in the CarMax secure lot. Upon arrival, deputies saw four vehicles being driven on the property. The suspects noticed the deputies and attempted to leave the area. One suspect drove a vehicle into the gate of the lot while the other five suspects ran away. Deputies set up a perimeter and coordinated their efforts to capture five individuals. Abdiweli A. Derow, 22, of Rochester was arrested with four juveniles, ages 16 (x2), 15, and 12 years old. A K9 track was conducted in the area for the remaining suspect with negative results.

Mr. Derow and the juveniles are charged with:

  • Criminal Mischief in the Second Degree (Class D-Felony)
  • Attempted Grand Larceny in the Second Degree (Class D-Felony)
  • Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the Third Degree (Class D-Felony)

Mr. Derow was arraigned in Henrietta Town Court and released on his own recognizance. The juveniles were issued juvenile appearance tickets and released.

Thank you to the concerned citizen who notified us of the suspicious people at CarMax. Excellent police work by the all of the deputies involved through a coordinated and quick response.