NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Brian J. Ratajczak
The New York State Police in Williamson report the arrest of a Monroe County man after a lengthy investigation into the reported sexual abuse of a child. Michael J. Rivera-Perez, age 37, of Rochester, NY was arrested on September 12, 2022 and charged with Sexual Abuse 1st Degree (Class D Felony), two counts of Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd Degree, ( Class D Felony), and Endangering the Welfare of a Child (Class A Misdemeanor).
It is alleged that Rivera-Perez subjected a 5-year-old female to sexual contact at their formerly shared residence in the town of Sodus, Wayne County. The victim’s mother notified Troopers of the incident and an extensive investigation ensued. This investigation also led to the discovery of an assault rifle and a high capacity magazine, which were seized. Rivera-Perez was transported to Wayne County Jail to await centralized arraignment and was released on $500.00 cash bail.