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 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 These requests will be answered during normal business hours.

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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Zone Blotter: 02/01/24 - 02/14/24

A Zone Penfield:/h4> Perinton: Criminal Mischief 3rd / Linden Park / 24-019809 Between 1/30/24 at 2:00 pm and 1/31/24 at 5:30 am, unknown suspects damaged computer equipment worth $772.56 in the BOCES Technology Services at the above address. Criminal Mischief 3rd / Fairport School Du...

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"Anti-Shuttling Provision" Voids Conviction

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office was made aware on January 3, 2024 of the potential release of Terrence Lewis from his October 2018 murder conviction, resulting from the violation of the anti-shuttling provision of the Interstate Agreement on Detainers (IAD) Law. (Click here) In January 2018, L...

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Zone Blotter: 1/18/24 - 1/31/24

A Zone Penfield: CPSP 4th / False Personation / MHA / Wegmans 2157 Penfield Rd / 24-010751 / 24-010766 / 24-010784 On 1-17-24 at 10:34 pm, A Zone Deputies were dispatched to the above location for a larceny in progress. Upon arrival, they located Jose Agosto-Santiago (39 yoa) in a vehicle i...

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Zone Blotter: 1/11/24 - 1/17/24

A Zone   Penfield: PL / 7-11 6610 Pittsford Palmyra Rd / 24-007234 On 1-12-24 at 1:08 am, Sarah E. Cornell (42 yoa) was inside 7-11 while the cashier was in the back. She stole an 18 pack of beer ($19.75), got into the passenger’s side of a vehicle and fled the scene. Deputies located th...

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MCSO Foils Crime Spree; Two Juveniles Arrested in Stolen Car

On January 27, 2024 at 3:47 in the morning, Monroe County Sheriff’s deputies responded to Locust Lane in the Town of Perinton for a group of people breaking into cars. The first arriving deputy saw three males run from a carport and enter a waiting silver 2019 Ford Flex with New York State license p...

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