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.

JUVENILE CHARGED WITH ROBBERY AND STOLEN VEHICLE

Chili, NY (1/22/2022) – On January 20, 2022 at 4:12 PM, Monroe County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the Chili Commons Apartments in the Town of Chili for the report of a stolen vehicle and assault. A foster care intake case worker was placing a juvenile into foster care at that location. The juven...

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HENRIETTA MAN FACES NUMEROUS CHARGES FOLLOWING DEPUTY ASSAULT AND DOMESTIC INCIDENT

Henrietta, NY (1/21/2022) - On 1/19/2022 at 11:27 PM, Monroe County Sheriff’s deputies responded to an address in the Town of Henrietta for the report of an in-progress domestic incident. Alexander J. Morrice, 24, Henrietta fled the area prior to the arrival of deputies. During the investigation, Mo...

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SHERIFF TODD K. BAXTER APPOINTS NEW JAIL SUPERINTENDENT

SHERIFF TODD K. BAXTER APPOINTS NEW JAIL SUPERINTENDENT FOLLOWING RETIREMENT OF SUPERINTENDENT VANDUZEE Rochester, NY (January 11, 2022) – Monroe County Sheriff Todd K. Baxter is proud to announce the appointment of Major Maurice Leone to the position of Jail Superintendent. Superintendent Leone’...

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01/07/22- RECKLESS ENDANGERMENT IN THE PINES OF PERINTON

Perinton, NY (January 7, 2022) – On 1/6/21 at around 12:10 am, the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office responded to an address on Locust Lane in Perinton, for a report of a bullet striking one of the apartments. MCSO quickly determined that no one was injured. The investigation revealed that this inciden...

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01/06/22- ARREST MADE FOR STABBING AT THE PINES OF PERINTON

Perinton, NY-(01/06/22) Update on the stabbing that occurred on 1/2/2022 in the Pines of Perinton. Through investigation it was determined that a resident in the apartment on Balsam Lane, Perinton, had a stay away Order of Protection against the suspect. The suspect forcefully entered the apartment...

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UNPROVOKED ASSAULT ON DEPUTY IN THE MONROE COUNTY JAIL

Rochester, NY (January 4, 2022) – On 1/2/2022 at 4:23 PM, a female MCSO deputy assigned to the Jail Bureau Female Reception area was serving dinner trays. As the deputy opened the cell door to give the inmate her dinner, the inmate pushed the cell door open and initiated an unprovoked violent attack...

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12/27/21- MCJ COVID UPDATE

Rochester, NY (December 27, 2021) – As we’ve seen throughout the pandemic, when the community rate of infection rises, the number of COVID-19 cases inside of the Monroe County Jail also rises. As of this afternoon, MCSO reports there are 87 COVID positive cases inside of the Monroe County Jail out o...

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12/24/21- METALICO BURGLARY

Chili, NY (December 24, 2021) – On 12/23/21 at 10:18 PM, MCSO C Zone 1st Platoon deputies were dispatched to Metalico (1515 Scottsville Rd, Chili) for the burglar alarm. Once on scene, deputies discovered that someone had made entry into the building through the roof. A perimeter was established and...

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