CRIME & SAFETY
Teenager Injured in Shooting Incident in Utica
UTICA, NY — A 14-year-old was critically injured in a shooting in Utica in the early hours of December 2, 2023. Utica Police and Fire units responded to the 1000…
Utica man found with loaded handgun during traffic stop
Utica, NY — Utica Police arrested 19-year-old Domingo Arroyo in Utica Saturday evening. Around 6:00 PM, Utica Police conducted a traffic stop on Steuben St near Gold Street. Two people were in the car at the time of the arrest. After a brief interview, the occupants admitted they were...
State Police: Poland resident charged with felony criminal mischief in Herkimer County
RUSSIA- A local resident is faced with a felony accusation in the wake of a reported disturbance in the Kuyahoora Valley area earlier this month, authorities are reporting. Benjamin M. Kraeger, 27, of Poland, NY was arrested Monday afternoon by the New York State Police (Herkimer). Kraeger is officially charged with one felony count of criminal mischief in the third-degree.
Teen faces weapons charges
Traffic Stop Results in Weapons Arrest for Utica Teenager. A traffic stop in Utica Saturday night resulted in a Utica teenager being arrested for having a loaded handgun inside a bag located in the vehicle.
Utica murder suspect appears in court
UTICA — Utica man Tyrell Brown pleaded not guilty in Oneida County Court Friday morning on charges of murder and weapons possession following the fatal shooting inside HK Restaurant and Lounge on Saturday, Nov. 11. Brown, 27, of Utica, appeared for arraignment before Oneida County Court Judge Michael L....
Unveiling the Devastating Varick Street Fire: A Photo Gallery
• A devastating fire occurred at the HK Restaurant & Lounge on Varick Street in Utica. • The cause of the fire is still under investigation, but it is not currently deemed suspicious.
Utica man arrested, accused of forcible touching
UTICA — A Utica man was arrested Thursday after being accused of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old child, according to the Oneida County Child Advocacy Center. An investigation by the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office revealed that over a period of months, Gilbert Torres, 54, of Utica, subjected the victim to repeated sexual contact.
Oneida County Sheriffs seeking information on Griffiss bomb threat
Oneida County Sheriffs are seeking the public's help in the investigation of a bomb threat at Griffiss International Airport in Rome.
Police: Man arrested for Thursday night home invasion in Fairfield
Fairfield police say a man is behind bars after a home invasion in Fairfield that happened Thursday night.
Rome man arrested following search warrant
ROME — A Rome man was arrested following a search warrant after more than 30 grams of methamphetamine were found in his possession, according to law enforcers. On Wednesday, Nov. 29, at around 12:30 p.m., the Rome Police Department executed a warrant search for Lorenzo R. Johnson, 29, of Rome, who was on Howland Avenue at the time.
Utica Man Indicted on 2nd-Degree Murder Charge
UTICA, N.Y. -- The man police believe shot and killed another man in a Varick Street bar on Nov. 11 is now formally charged with murder. An Oneida County jury has indicted Tyrell Brown on one count of second-degree murder and two counts of criminal possession of a weapon. He's...
Jaws of Life Needed After Two-Car Crash in New Hartford
Police in New Hartford say speeding and snowy road conditions resulted in a two-car crash on Tuesday in the Town of New Hartford. Police responded to a crash on Clinton Road near Doris Road at about 6:30 PM Tuesday, to find two heavily damaged vehicles in the roadway, and the occupants in one of the vehicles unable to exit, according to Chief of Police, Ron Fontaine.
16-Year-Old Arrested by Utica Police Following Shooting Incident
The plight of violence in the City of Utica continues as Utica Police have announced another arrest. In this instance police have arrested a 16-year-old for an act of violence on Henry Street. Fighting on Henry Street. Police officials say officers were called to the 500 block of Henry Street...
State Police: Body of Missing Utica Man Found
UTICA, N.Y. -- New York State Police said they located the body of a missing Utica man. Salvatore Squillace, 55, lived on Howard Avenue and was reported missing earlier this month. Law enforcement asked the public for help finding him after he was last heard from on Oct. 23 when...
Utica Man Formally Charged with Second-Degree Murder and Weapon Possession
Discover the latest developments in the Veric Street bar shooting case from November 11th. The prime suspect has been formally charged with second-degree murder and weapon possession. Learn more about the indictment and the upcoming arraignment in County Court.
UPD Asking for help finding Crime Stoppers Wanted Person of Week
Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers is asking for people to share information on the whereabouts of this week's Wanted Person of the Week from Utica. Utica Police are looking for 35-year-old Derrick Evans on three separate warrants from Utica City Court. Evans is wanted by UPD for two open arrest Warrants...
Lewis County resident accused of operating while impaired by drugs following property damage accident in Mohawk Valley, Troopers say
SCHUYLER- A Lewis County resident is faced with an accusation in the wake of a reported property damage accident this week in the Mohawk Valley, authorities say. Logan J. Boliver, 20, of Croghan, NY was arrested Wednesday afternoon by the New York State Police (Herkimer). Boliver is charged with one count of operating a motor vehicle while impaired by drugs in the first-degree.
Four Juvenile Burglars Arrested After Mini Mart Ransacking
UTICA, NY – A burglary at the Court Street Mini Mart in Utica led to the apprehension of four juveniles. Police responded to an alarm at the store on Tuesday,…
UPDATED: Car Crashes into Clinton Home on Utica Street
12/1; 5 p.m.—According to the Kirkland Police Department, Angie Castaneda of New York Mills was headed south on Route 12B around 4:40 Friday morning. Her car veered into the northbound lane, then across a front yard and through some street signs before becoming airborne and coming to rest on the front porch of a home.
Man Accused of Shaking Infant Daughter Waives Hearing
The Utica man accused of shaking his three-month-old daughter waived his felony hearing in Utica City Court Wednesday, sending the case to an Oneida County grand jury for a possible indictment or formal charge.