Oneida Co Crime Reports

Werenski on trial in Rome for stabbing death of wife

ROME, N.Y. (WKTV) - Daniel J. Smith just wanted to relax after work late Saturday afternoon. He sat at his girlfriend's kitchen table in east Rome, cracked open a beer, lit a cigarette, then looked outside and witnessed the brutal fatal stabbing of Carrie Werenski. Read More »

Man arrested in Rome robbery case

ROME, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Rome Police has announced the arrest of a suspect accused of robbery, Saturday. Read More »

Brink sentenced for Oneida Castle stand-off

(WKTV) - The man accused of the causing the tense stand-off with Police at Oneida Castle in July was sentenced for his crime, Wednesday. Read More »

NY fugitive caught in Ga. is charged with murder

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say a fugitive wanted in connection with a slaying in New York state has been arrested in Georgia. Read More »

Utica woman arrested after blinding another woman during fight

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Utica Police Department announced the arrest of a woman following a fight on Bleecker St., Saturday. Read More »

Police: Teen threatened to kill kids with knife if they didn't leave park

CHADWICKS, N.Y. (WKTV) - A teenager from Chadwicks is facing a slew of charges after police say he harassed a group of young children at Donovan Park, even pulling a knife on them, threatening to kill them. Read More »

Police continue investigation into armed robbery at Wal-Mart

NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. (WKTV) - Authorities are continuing an investigation into a armed robbery at the Wal-Mart in New Hartford during the early morning hours of Tuesday, August 20. Read More »

Sylvan Beach man charged with rape for July incident

A Sylvan Beach man has been charged with rape after authorities say he had sex with a minor. Read More »

Double-homicide suspect pleads not-guilty

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Rome double murder suspect Aaron Welch was in Oneida County Court Friday morning. Read More »

Former Trenton Town Supervisor sentenced to two years

The former long-time head of the Oneida County Republican Party is headed to state prison for sexually abusing a 10-year-old boy. Read More »

Forestport man pleads not-guilty in shooting death of his wife

Larry Utter, the Forestport man accused of killing his wife last month pleaded not-guilty to his wife's death in an arraignment at Oneida County Court on Monday. Read More »

Man accused of selling stolen chain saws to pawn shop

NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. (WKTV) - A New Hartford man has been charged after authorities say he sold stolen chain saws to a pawn shop. Read More »

Man charged after bullet strikes Town of Paris home

PARIS, N.Y. (WKTV) - A woman in the Town of Paris had a close call Thursday night outside her home after narrowly missing bullets that were flying near her. Read More »

Charges filed in Yorkville crash that injured four

YORKVILLE, N.Y. (WKTV) - A Chittenango man has been charged in a crash in Yorkville last night that injured four people on June 27. Read More »

Three youths charged for break-ins at Sauquoit business

SAUQUOIT, N.Y. (WKTV) - Three youths from Sauquoit have been charged in connection with a series of break-ins at an area business. Read More »

Woman charged with falsely reporting incident with Child Advocacy Center

CASSVILLE, N.Y. (WKTV) - A Cassville woman has been charged after authorities say she falsely reported a sexual offense earlier this month. Read More »

Judge denies bail for Forestport man accused of shooting wife

FORESTPORT, N.Y. (WKTV) - A judge has denied bail for the Forestport man charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of his wife. Read More »

Police release names of some charged in Sauquoit Senior prank vandalism

SAUQUOIT, N.Y. (WKTV) - The New Hartford Police say they have charged 19 individuals in connection to a senior prank that went too far at Sauquoit Valley High School. Read More »

Felony hearing waived for man accused in Forestport shooting

FORESTPORT, N.Y. (WKTV) - The man accused of shooting and killing his wife in Forestport has waived his felony hearing. Read More »

Police seek help identifying wallet thief in Wal-Mart surveillance

NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. (WKTV) - Police are looking for the public's help in identifying a suspect believed to have stolen a wallet from Wal-Mart. Read More »

Police: man stabbed after assaulting, choking his estranged wife

NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. (WKTV) - A Utica man has been charged after authorities say he choked his estranged wife, causing her to stab him with a kitchen knife in defense. Read More »

Police investigating break-in, vandalism at Sauquoit High School

SAUQUOIT, N.Y. (WKTV) - An investigation is underway after a senior prank that went too far at Sauquoit Valley High School. Read More »

Jury finds Scheidelman guilty of sexual abuse

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Following hours of deliberation, an Oneida County jury found Trenton Town Supervisor Mark Scheidelman guilty of sexual abuse. Read More »

Scheidelman takes the stand in his sex abuse trial

TRENTON, N.Y. (WKTV) - An Oneida County jury deliberated for roughly an hour on Thursday in the case of the Trenton Town Supervisor before being sent home. Read More »

Ten-year-old victim takes stand in sex abuse case against town supervisor

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The prosecution has rested and now the jury waits until Thursday, when they'll hear from the defendant himself, Trenton Town Supervisor Mark Scheidelman. Read More »

Two more dogs seized from Camden home

CAMDEN, N.Y. (WKTV) - Two more dogs have been seized from a home in Camden where just last week a dog was found severely emaciated. Read More »

Man convicted in 2000 for leaving scene of fatal crash charged with aggravated DWI

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - A man convicted of leaving the scene of an accident that killed a woman 13 years ago was back in front of a judge on Tuesday and was formally charged with aggravated DWI. Read More »

Sexual Abuse trial of Trenton Town Supervisor underway

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Trenton Town Supervisor Mark Scheidelman still has that title, pending the outcome of his sexual abuse trial and that trial began on Monday. Read More »

Charges pending after dog dies from severe starvation in Camden

CAMDEN, N.Y. (WKTV) - Charges are pending in an animal abuse case that has left an Australian Shepherd mix dead after being starved in Camden. Read More »

O'Toole pleads guilty in connection to burglary

NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. (WKTV) - 19-year-old Thomas O'Toole pleaded guilty to robbery and burglary charges stemming from an incident in September. Read More »

Midstate Corrections Officer facing new charges

MARCY, N.Y. (WKTV) - A Corrections Officer at Midstate Correctional Facility in Marcy charged earlier this month is now facing new charges. Read More »

Man accused of harassing child at park

BOONVILLE, N.Y. (WKTV) - A Boonville man has been charged after authorities say he threatened a child at a park. Read More »

Sauquoit man facing grand larceny charges

SAUQUOIT, N.Y. (WKTV) - A Sauquoit man is facing grand larceny charges after he stole jewelry from a home in Sauquoit, according to New York State Police. Read More »

Neighbor feud over loud music leads to gun threat

BOONVILLE, N.Y. (WKTV) - A feud between neighbors over loud music went to the next level when a man allegedly threatened a teen and her friends with a rifle. Read More »

Teen accused of stealing auto parts from vehicles

WATERVILLE, N.Y. (WKTV) - A Waterville teen is facing charges a charge of grand larceny after authorities say he removed auto parts from vehicles at a local garage. Read More »

Midstate Corrections Officer charged

MARCY, N.Y. (WKTV) - A Corrections Officer at Midstate Correctional Facility in Marcy has been charged with aggravated harassment and criminal contempt. Read More »

Former CSEA Local 434 President arrested

NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. (WKTV) - A six-month investigation by New Hartford Police has resulted in the arrest of a former CSEA Local 434 President. Read More »

Recorded conversation at center of Trenton Supervisor's hearing

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The admissability of a recorded conversation is being debated in the sex abuse case of the Trenton Town Supervisor. Read More »

Man charged with rape for 2006 sexual assault

A Williamstown, NY man has been charged with rape in connection to an alleged sexual assault in 2006. Read More »

Lockdown lifted at Marcy Correctional Facility

MARCY, N.Y. (WKTV) - An ongoing investigation is underway following an incident at Marcy Correctional Facility on Monday afternoon. Read More »

Midstate Correctional Inmate arrested on weapon charges

MARCY, N.Y. (WKTV) - An inmate at Midstate Correctional Facility in Marcy has been charged after authorities say he was found in possession of a "shank." Read More »

Man accused of stealing, scrapping farm equipment for cash

AUGUSTA, N.Y. (WKTV) - A Hamilton man has been charged after authorities say he stole farm equipment in the Town of Augusta. Read More »

Man convicted of killing woman in 2000 accident facing third DWI

NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. (WKTV) - A Sauquoit man, convicted of running over a woman and killing her 13 years ago is now facing his third DWI charge. Read More »

Officials: Utica man sexually abused child for years

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - A Utica man has been charged after what authorities say was three years of sexual abuse to a child. Read More »

Man charged with DWI after car collides with tree

NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. (WKTV) - A Clinton man has been charged with DWI after police say his car collided with a tree over the weekend in New Hartford. Read More »

Scheidelman rejects plea offer, trial date set

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Trenton Town Supervisor and former Oneida County Republican Chair has rejected a plea offer to a sexual abuse charge. Read More »

Man charged with arson in connection to massive Boonville blaze

BOONVILLE, N.Y. (WKTV) - Police have charged a Boonville man with arson in connection to that massive blaze on March 28th that displaced 29 people. Read More »

State Police search for two in identity theft case

NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. (WKTV) - Authorities are hoping the public can help identify two people believed to be involved in a case of identity theft. Read More »

Owners of former restaurant accused of grand larceny

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The owners of a former restaurant in New Hartford appeared in Oneida County Court in Utica on Monday morning on grand larceny charges. Read More »

Scheidelman case adjourned until Wednesday

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Trenton Town Supervisor has been given two more days to mull over a plea offer extended to him after being accused of sex abuse. Read More »

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