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Recent Crime News
Friday Feb 5 | via WKTV
According to authorities, on February 4, 2016, at approximately 4:20 p.m., Zinaid Covic, 19, turned himself in and was arrested by Oneida County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigation Unit for forgery in the 2nd degree. A fraud investigation began in January of 2016. Comment?
Monday Feb 1 | via WKTV
UTICA, N.Y. Utica Police arrested a suspect in a shots-fired incident that took place near Plant and Hart Streets. Sunday morning around 12:58 a.m., Utica Police responded to Plant and Hart Streets for reports of shots fired. 25 comments
Wednesday Jan 27 | via Watertown Daily Times
New York's attorney general is warning against paying money to anyone who calls posing as an IRS official and saying that a past-due tax balance is due immediately. Citing an uptick in reports of such scammers in the Utica area, the attorney general's office says they often target seniors, students and first-generation Americans. Comment?
Friday Jan 22 | via WKTV
UTICA, N.Y. The Utica Police have arrested a suspect in the Dunkin Donuts robbery that took place yesterday, January 21. At 8:30 a.m., on January 21, Utica Police responded to the Dunkin Donuts in Oneida Square for a robbery in the parking lot. Authorities say the victim told officers that he was in the store, and when he left, a male approached him and asked for a few dollars. 17 comments
Saturday Jan 16 | via WKTV
Police have arrested two men from Utica after an armed robbery last night, and say a gun was used to rob the victim. When they arrived the victim told officers two males approached him as he was walking on Wall St., pointed a gun at his head, and then robbed him. 41 comments
Jan 6, 2016 | via WKTV
The person is wanted for questioning related to the theft of a package from a home on Melrose Avenue in Utica on December 23rd. The vehicle shown is also believed to be involved. Comment?
Jan 5, 2016 | via The New Zealand Herald
" A Bosnian immigrant formerly from Illinois faces sentencing for giving money to terror groups in Iraq and Syria. Jasminka Ramic pleaded guilty in September to conspiring to provide material support to terrorists. Comment?
Jan 4, 2016 | via WKTV
UTICA, N.Y. A Florida man, formerly of Utica, was charged with sexual abuse with a child under the age of 13. According to the Oneida County Sheriff's Office, a Florida man was arrested in the state of Florida on November 7, 2015, following a Child Advocacy Center investigation. Michael Sherman Jr., of Zephyr Hills, Florida, formerly of Utica, was arrested in Florida as a result of a warrant issued for the charge of sexual abuse in the first degree. 13 comments
Jan 4, 2016 | via WIBX-AM Whitesboro
A former Utica man now living in Florida has been arrested as the result of a warrant issued for sexual abuse. The Oneida County Child Advocacy Center says Michael Sherman, Junior allegedly had sexual contact with a girl under the age of 13 during a nearly two year period from 2013 until 2015. Comment?
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