Sheriff Thomas J. Dougherty reports the arrest of a Monroe County resident on a felony charge following an investigation by the Sheriff’s Office.
On May 29th, 2022, at approximately 2:45am, Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the Sugar Creek Campground, in the Town of Ossian, for the report of a domestic dispute. The investigation revealed that the dispute had been taking place intermittently over the course of a couple of hours. During that time, 35 year old Michael A Lloyd of Rochester NY, had physically choked a female individual obstructing her ability to breath. Also during the argument, Lloyd allegedly pushed the female individual to the ground several times, as well as intentionally damaging her cell phone.
All of the alleged acts were committed against the female who was a protected party in an active complete stay-away order of protection placed against Lloyd.
Lloyd was arrested and charged with Felony Criminal Contempt in the First Degree, Criminal Obstruction of Breathing, Criminal Mischief in the Fourth Degree, and Harassment in the Second Degree.
Lloyd was transported and turned over to Central Booking Deputies at the Livingston County Jail for processing and pre-arraignment detention. The District Attorney’s Office was contacted in regards to bail due to the felony level charges. It was recommended that Lloyd be held on $1,500 cash/credit or $3,000 secured bond.
Lloyd was later arraigned at the Livingston County Centralized Arraignment Part (LC-CAP) at the Livingston County Jail before Justice Schwing. The Judge did remand Lloyd to the custody of the Sheriff, setting bail at $250 cash or $2,500 secured bond. Lloyd later posted bail at $250 cash and was set free.
The Livingston County Public Defender’s Office was present and represented Lloyd at the court arraignment for his defense. The Livingston County District Attorney’s Office was notified but did not appear to represent the people.