Ontario County inmate charged after claiming he was assaulted by officer

Police say an incarcerated male was charged following an investigation at Ontario County Jail.

According to a news release, the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office charged Angel D. Rojas, 33, of Hopewell with falsely reporting an incident and offering a false instrument for filing.

Following an investigation into a written grievance he filed with the jail’s Supervisory Corrections Staff, Rojas claimed a corrections officer assaulted him causing injury to his arm. Investigation revealed that the incident reported by Rojas did not occur.

Rojas was arraigned and remains held In jail.

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