Man wanted for probation violation located in Utica, taken into custody

By WKTV News

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - A man wanted on a probation violation as well as a criminal contempt charge in the City of Utica has now been located by authorities.

The United States Marshals NY/NJ Regional Fugitive Task Force sought Jamie K. Santalucia in early January for a first-degree criminal contempt charge by the Utica Police Department as the result of a domestic violence incident which occurred in the city. Authorities said he was also wanted by the Oneida County Department of Probation for violation of probation. He was on probation for a previous conviction of first-degree criminal contempt.

On Tuesday, January 31, Regional Fugitive Task Force members developed information that Santalucia was staying in an apartment at 2 Kennedy Plaza in the City of Utica. Task Force members responded to Kennedy Plaza apartments and Santalucia was arrested while hiding in an associate's apartment.

The following agencies participated in this investigation:

United States Marshals Service- Utica
Oneida County Sheriffs Office- Warrants Unit
Utica Police Department- Warrants Unit
Oneida County Probation Department
New Hartford Police Department- Warrants Unit
NY State Police- Violent Felonies Warrants Unit
NY State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision

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