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Tag Archives: Monroe County Jail

Attorney arrested on contraband charge

Rochester attorney Michael Witmer has been charged with attempted second-degree promoting prison contraband, a misdemeanor. On Friday afternoong, Witmer allegedly dropped off a towel at the Monroe County Jail that contained marijuana, according to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office.  The towel ...

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Woman sentenced for helping 2 men escape jail

A Rochester woman has been sentenced to five years’ probation for helping two men escape from the Monroe County Jail by slipping them saw blades hidden in a bible. WHEC-TV reports that Lakesia Binion was sentenced Tuesday. She admitted last ...

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Jail escapee pleads guilty

Joseph Mitchell has pleaded guilty to first-degree escape in connection with a March 31, 2011, incident when he escaped from the Monroe County Jail where he was being held in connection with a felony matter pending in federal court. Under ...

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