Normal business hours are Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Media outlets are instructed to send all inquiries to mcsocommunications@monroecounty.gov or contact the PIO via phone.

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.

Off hours (after 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, weekends, and holidays) Media outlets are instructed to call Media Line at 585-753-2978 for information on developing/breaking news and incidents. The Watch Commander will, in turn, disseminate requested information to all local media outlets.

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.

Zone Blotter: 4/4/24 to 4/17/24

A Zone Penfield PL / Walmart 1990 Brandt Point / 24-058673 On 4-3-24 at 4:07 pm 30-year-old Adrian D. King, stole miscellaneous merchandise by under scanning at the self-checkout. Store security arrested her and called 911. Deputies processed Ms. King and released her on an appearance ticke...

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Zone Blotter: 3/21/24 to 4/3/24

A Zone Penfield Car larceny – Burg 3rd, GL 4th, PL / New Wickham Dr / 24-050042 Between 3-19-24 at 10:30 pm and 3-20-24 at 7:00 am, an unknown suspect entered the unlocked detached garage and then entered the victim's unlocked vehicle where they stole her wallet and credit cards. GL 4th...

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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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Deputies Arrest Predicate Felon on Parole for Murder and Another Man for Burglary in Wheatland

Deputies Arrest Predicate Felon on Parole for Murder and Another Man for Burglary in Wheatland

On April 11, 2024, at 2:30 a.m., Monroe County Sheriff's deputies were called to the Birchwood Drive neighborhood in the Town of Wheatland to investigate suspicious behavior. A resident witnessed, via their security camera, a man attempting to open the doors of the vehicles parked in their driveway...

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Deputies Arrest Man Brandishing a Knife in Parking Lot of Chili Retail Store

At 7:49 p.m. on April 2, 2024, Monroe County Sheriff's deputies were called to the parking lot of the Target store in the Town of Chili. An individual was exhibiting aggressive behavior and making threats with a knife. Witnesses described the suspect as a man wearing a black jacket, blue pants, and...

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Man Sentenced to Prison Time Caught by Deputies Trying to Smuggle in Contraband

Man Sentenced to Prison Time Caught by Deputies Trying to Smuggle in Contraband

On the morning of March 15, 2024, Quinson Reed Jr. was sentenced in Monroe County Court to a term of seven years in prison for attempted Criminal Possession of a Weapon. At 10:30 a.m., he was taken into custody by Monroe County Sheriff's deputies and transported to the Monroe County Jail. Upon his a...

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Juvenile Arrested After Crashing Stolen Vehicle

At 3:40 a.m. on March 16, 2024, the Brighton Police Department issued a broadcast detailing the description of four vehicles involved in a larceny incident at Vision Hyundai on W. Henrietta Rd. While en route to the area, Monroe County Sheriff’s deputies sighted the vehicles driving recklessly and m...

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MCSO Grateful for Federal Support of the Regional Investigative Operations Center

On March 11, 2024, U.S. Senator Charles Schumer, U.S. Congressman Joe Morelle, and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand made a significant announcement regarding the MCSO Regional Investigative Operations Center (RIOC), revealing the allocation of $940,000 in federal support through the Consolidated Appr...

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Man in Custody for Assault and Resisting Arrest During Larceny Investigation

At 11:10 a.m. on March 6, 2024, Monroe County Sheriff's deputies were dispatched to the Wegmans located at 6600 Pittsford Palmyra Road in the Town of Perinton for the recently committed larceny involving an individual who left the store without paying for merchandise. Upon arrival, the first deputy...

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Monroe County Sheriff’s Deputies Arrest Individual for Attempted Kidnapping and Attempted Sexual Assault in St. John Fisher University Investigation

On February 29, 2024 at 12:35 a.m., Monroe County Sheriff’s deputies located St. John Fisher University suspect Shalom J. Mathews,19, Brighton, in a parking lot at 950 Jefferson Rd., Henrietta. Through the use of technology, old fashioned police work, and collaboration, deputies developed a suspe...

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