On Sunday, February 26, 2023, at approximately 3:50 a.m., a Blaine County Sheriff’s patrol deputy was notified that there was an uncooperative inmate at the Blaine County Detention Center who was damaging jail property.
Upon investigation, Michael James Kocsis, age 26 of Phoenix, AZ, who had been arrested earlier that night on an unrelated misdemeanor charge, was charged with felony Injury to Jail, I.C. 18-7018, for vandalizing a security camera within his holding cell.
Kocsis remains in the custody of the Blaine County Detention Center pending arraignment in Magistrate Court Monday afternoon.
Blaine County Sheriff
Posted: 11:00 a.m. on February 27, 2023
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