Police: Utica man threatened to kill woman if she reported harassing phone calls

NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. (WKTV) - A Utica man is now in Oneida County Jail, after police say he made threats to a woman and any police officers who might try to stop him.

According to New Hartford Police, it was reported that Douglas A. Case, 45, of Utica, had been making threats to a woman via telephone since September 2008, and threatened to kill the woman if she called police to report that he was harassing her.

Case allegedly also made recorded threats to shoot police officers if they attempted to come to his house.

New Hartford Police arrested and charged Case based on an arrest warrant for aggravated harassment.

He was arraigned in the Town of New Hartford Court and sent to the Oneida County Jail, where he is being held on $20,000 cash or $25,000 bond bail.

Case was ordered by the court to surrender all firearms. He was found to be legally in possession of over 20 firearms, over 12,000 rounds of ammunition, and over 80 spare magazines.

Case will return to court on on Tuesday, June 16.

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