Monroe County Sheriff's Office

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office has yet to release any new details on a homicide that occurred in rural Sparta June 6. Lt. Jeff Spencer said the suspect is still hospitalized in serious condition with a self-inflicted gunshot wound and investigators have not been able to talk to him. Last week,...
Authorities identified the deceased victim in a rural Sparta attack that left three others injured, including the alleged attacker, as 87-year-old Bernard Waite. According the Monroe County Sheriff’s office, which is investigating the incident that occurred at a Town of Sparta home Sunday, June 13...
Two juveniles were med-flighted with life-threatening injuries from an accident scene near Jellystone Park Friday, June 4, after the vehicle they were in rolled over. According to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, at 7:51 p.m., the Monroe County 911 Communications Center received a 911 call...

A Rockland man failed to negotiate a curve on Iberia Avenue Sunday, crashing his Suzuki motorcycle. Contributed photo
A Rockland man ended up in the hospital after being thrown from his motorcycle south of Sparta on Sunday. According to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, Kyle Morgan was traveling west on Iberia Avenue at 10 a.m. when he passed a vehicle. Police believe he was traveling too fast to negotiate a...

A catalytic converter is part of a vehicle’s exhaust system. The expensive parts, like the one pictured above, are targeted by thieves because of the precious metals they contain. Contributed photo
Authorities are warning the public about a rash of auto parts thefts in Monroe County, actually, one auto part in particular – catalytic converters. The Monroe County Sheriff’s Department is investigating 15 cases of thieves cutting the parts from underneath vehicles and making off with them....

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