D.A. investigates allegations of misconduct by Utica officer during traffic stops of young women

UTICA - The Oneida County District Attorney has confirmed his office is looking into allegations against a Utica Police Officer stemming from his alleged conduct following recent traffic stops of young women.

The officer was appointed to the force last year, and the D.A.'s office has received a complaint from the father of one young woman, after they had contacted Utica Police Chief C. Allan Pylman, who said that the Department was already investigating.

Pylman forward the department's findings to the district attorney's office. Now, the Utica Police Department is assisting the DIstrict Attorney's office in their investigation.

District Attorney Scott McNamara confirms the investigating the "appropriateness of the officer's conduct" following two routine traffic stops involving young women.



Police Chief Pylman says the officer has been reassigned' during the investigation, but  is not suspended.

Just a couple of weeks ago, another Utica Police Officer was suspended following allegations he assaulted a person who might have been in his custody at the time.

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