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Public Information Officer (PIO) Deputy Brendan Hurley can be reached directly at 585-753-4840.

Communications Director Amy Young may be reached directly at 585-753-4518.

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All other inquiries, including requests for “enterprise” stories, may be made by contacting the Communications Office at MCSOCommunications@monroecounty.gov. These requests will be answered during normal business hours.

Deputies Arrest Predicate Felon in Penfield for Pittsford Robbery

On June 11, 2024, at 9:45 in the morning, Monroe County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the Wegmans at 2157 Penfield Road in the Town of Penfield for the report of a known individual causing a disturbance. The Wegmans’ Asset Protection team observed an individual entering the store, whom they identi...

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Sex Offender With Parole Warrant Arrested in Stolen Vehicle

On June 5, 2024 at 6:50 p.m., while participating in a routine multi-jurisdictional anti-violence detail, Monroe County Sheriff's deputies observed a vehicle on Child Street in the City of Rochester. The deputies identified the vehicle as being reported stolen during a burglary and the driver as Chr...

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Woman Arrested for Criminal Sexual Act with a Juvenile

Woman Arrested for Criminal Sexual Act with a Juvenile

On March 18, 2024, a former student of the Brockport Central School District contacted Monroe County Sheriff’s deputies to report past incidents of inappropriate sexual contact by a former JV basketball coach during a six-month period in 2018. Between March and August 2018, Anne Collins, then age 22...

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Three Individuals Arrested in Henrietta Following a Robbery Investigation in the City of Rochester

At 3:28 in the morning on May 31, 2024, Monroe County Sheriff's Deputies were assisting the Rochester Police Department in their efforts to locate a suspect pursuant to an incident wherein a person was shot and the vehicle they were in was stolen approximately four hours earlier in the City of Roche...

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MCSO Arrests Four Individuals in Connection to a Series of Burglaries in Parma

Between the evening of May 22, 2024 and the morning of May 23, 2024, Monroe County Sheriff's deputies responded to three reports of burglaries in the Town of Parma. Throughout the course of the investigation, deputies gathered information showing a white pickup truck with a New York State license pl...

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Substitute Teacher Arrested for Sexual Abuse and Endangering the Welfare of a Child

Substitute Teacher Arrested for Sexual Abuse and Endangering the Welfare of a Child

On March 3, 2023, the Wheatland-Chili Central School District notified the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office of a substitute teacher who may have inappropriately touched elementary students. MCSO immediately initiated an investigation into the allegations. Three elementary students reported incidents o...

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Zone Blotter: 4/18/24 to 5/1/24

A Zone Penfield GL 3rd / Penfield / 24-069063 On 2/27/24 at 6:00 pm, an older adult called a phone number from a pop-up on his computer, which led to more phone calls. The victim subsequently purchased $11,250 in gift cards and turned the numbers over to the thieves. Larcenies from vehic...

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Repeat Offender Commits Burglary After Being Arrested and Released 9 Days Prior for Similar Crime

At 7:30 in the morning on April 20, 2024, Monroe County Sheriff's deputies responded to a residence on Gage Gardens in the Town of Chili for the report of a burglary. An individual unlawfully entered the victim's vehicle and used the remote garage door opener to access the garage. Fortunately, the s...

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Substitute Teacher Arrested for Sexual Abuse and Endangering the Welfare of a Child

Substitute Teacher Arrested for Sexual Abuse and Endangering the Welfare of a Child

On March 3, 2023, the Wheatland-Chili Central School District notified the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office of a substitute teacher who may have inappropriately touched elementary students. MCSO immediately initiated an investigation into the allegations. Three elementary students reported incidents o...

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Repeat Offender Commits Burglary After Being Arrested and Released 9 Days Prior for Similar Crime

At 7:30 in the morning on April 20, 2024, Monroe County Sheriff's deputies responded to a residence on Gage Gardens in the Town of Chili for the report of a burglary. An individual unlawfully entered the victim's vehicle and used the remote garage door opener to access the garage. Fortunately, the s...

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Update in Investigation of Missing Pittsford Woman

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office regrets to announce after an extensive search of the wooded area behind Kendra Roach’s residence in Pittsford she has been discovered deceased. We extend our deepest condolences to her family and friends during this time of mourning. We would like to thank th...

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Deputies Arrest Chili Man with Drugs and Warrants

On May 5, 2024, at 11:55 in the morning, Monroe County Sheriff’s deputies observed a man on a bicycle in the area of Paul Road and Chili Avenue in the Town of Chili. Deputy Dambra recognized the man as Salvatore Latone from previous encounters, who had outstanding warrants for arrest out of the town...

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MCSO Statement Regarding the Arrest of Jacob Hoyt

Upon learning of the arrest of Jacob Hoyt by the Webster Police Department, the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office has suspended the seven-year employee of our Jail Bureau, pending the results of an internal investigation and the judicial proceedings.

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ROC City Concerts” Series Brings Gift of Music to Monroe County Jail Incarcerated Individuals who Gave Service to Our Country and Those Struggling with Addiction, Housed in the MCJ

ROC City Concerts” Series Brings Gift of Music to Monroe County Jail Incarcerated Individuals who Gave Service to Our Country and Those Struggling with Addiction, Housed in the MCJ

On Friday, April 26, 2024 at 10:00 a.m., approximately 50 incarcerated individuals in the Monroe County Jail’s Rehabilitation Unit (Housing Veterans/MAT Program/Drug & Alcohol Rehab) were treated to a concert by an ensemble of students and faculty from the Eastman School of Music, as well as a membe...

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Monroe County Sheriff’s Deputies Investigating a Fatal Shooting Inside of a Hamlin Residence

On April 25, 2024, at 2:23 in the afternoon, Monroe County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the 1300 block of Monroe-Orleans County Line Road in the Town of Hamlin for the report of a woman found deceased in her home. Based upon the initial investigation, it appears the woman succumbed to injuries su...

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Deputies Investigate Shooting in Parking Lot of Pittsford Wegmans

Deputies Investigate Shooting in Parking Lot of Pittsford Wegmans

On April 24, 2024 at 9:22 in the morning, Monroe County Sheriff deputies responded to the Pittsford Wegmans at 3195 Monroe Avenue for the report of shots fired at a vehicle in the parking lot. Fortunately, no one was shot or injured. Wegmans’ staff acted quickly and placed the store in lockdown for...

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Henrietta Restaurant Robbed by Masked Man with Gun

On April 19, 2024 at 3:42 am, deputies responded to BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse at 760 Jefferson Road in the Town of Henrietta for an unknown cause. Investigation shows that at 12:58 am, a suspect wearing a ski mask jumped over a fence into an outdoor area adjacent to a kitchen door and remained the...

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Deputies Arrest Three Individuals for Henrietta Larceny; Two Lead Law Enforcement on Pursuit, Crashing Vehicle

On Monday, April 15, 2024 at 4:23 p.m., Monroe County Sheriff’s deputies responded to Designer Shoe Warehouse (DSW), located at 720 Jefferson Rd. in the Town of Henrietta, for the report of a larceny. A description of the suspect vehicle was broadcast, and while en route to the store, a deputy obser...

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