NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Barry C. Chase
On July 9, 2021, the New York State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation, SP Canandaigua, arrested Maurice D. Newton, 31, of Rochester, for Manslaughter 2nd Degree.
An investigation revealed in December 2019, Newton recklessly caused the opioid overdose death of a 42 year-old East Bloomfield man by providing the man with narcotics containing fentanyl.
Troopers arrested Newton on July 9, 2021, after he was released from the Monroe County Jail on unrelated charges.
Newton was processed at SP Canandaigua and transported to Ontario County Jail to await centralized arraignment.